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January 03, 2006


Michael Blowhard writes:

Dear Blowhards --

* Rachel's best-of-TinkertyTonk is one whipsmart and funny collection. (Rachel also links to a Stephen Pollard posting about a book by Anthony Browne ... Well, the money-fact is that a spike in HIV cases in Britain has been caused not by unsafe sex, as the PC establishment would like to believe, but by immigration from Africa. Here's a good Anthony Browne piece asking why England should admit many immigrants at all.)

* GNXP's highlights-of-the-year should get your thought-processes racing.

* I've seen a grand total of none of the movies on Steve Sailer's best-of '05 list.

* Chelsea Girl's very racy best-of collection will definitely make your mouse-hand break a sweat.

* Colleen records "100 Things I learned in 2005" (a 2-parter, here and here), and establishes herself as the master of the-list-as-performance art.



posted by Michael at January 3, 2006


1. It is an honor to make your own list. Thank you.

2. It is even better when said list makes me laugh out loud. THANK you.

3. You're not so bad, yourself, Listmeister MB.

4. I think Listmeister MB should be your new DJ name.

Posted by: communicatrix on January 3, 2006 3:04 PM

Thank you, darling Michael.

You are the rockingest D.J. Listmeister MB ever to spin the virtual wheels of digital steel.

Posted by: chelsea girl on January 4, 2006 1:35 PM

The TinkertyTonk Best Of is excellent. Thanks to both Rachel and the pointer here.

Posted by: jult52 on January 4, 2006 3:51 PM

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