Blair Mt.

Just some quick references for myself.  A lot of my work for the next three months will be focused on the battle of Blair Mountain. The Battle of Blair Mountain. The Battle of Matewan.

Do we need a mall bailout now?

A story from CNN about the danger faced by our malls.  My question: if we lose the malls, will we have anywhere to go in the coming zombie apocalypse? Favorite quote: “One of the biggest consequences [of store and mall closings] is the loss of a sense of community,” Birnbrey said. “I am a big […]


In the effort to provide you, dear reader, with more content, I’m trying out a new method of posting.  This entry is a test of that system.  Aside from that, move along.  Nothing to see.

Making Bail

Why does it feel like this is far too acurate?  I suspect that we’ll be seeing it in future issues of our favorite magazines.

Inherent Vice

I’m probably behind in finding out about this (stupid grad school), but apparently Pynchon has a new book coming out next year called Inherent Vice.  From the description I found here: It’s been awhile since Doc Sportello has seen his ex-girlfriend. Suddenly out of nowhere she shows up with a story about a plot to […]