Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sestin A: Amar’eForte

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The man who fears war and squats opposing

My words for stour, hath no blood of crimson

But is fit only to rot in womanish peace

Far from where worth’s won and the swords clash

For the death of such sluts I go rejoicing;

Yea, I fill all the air with my music.

-Ezra Pound


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A Dash of Crazy


Listen, quick!  What do Bob Clampett, Sun Ra, and Gilbert Arenas have in common?  Ponder, ponder, ponder!  Can’t emerge with that clear, concise answer?  No perfect response to today’s perfect question?  Then take the plunge to unearth the remarkable result!

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Third Reich ‘n’ Roll

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Monday Morning Medicine

Morning, gang.  I’m here to Shepard you gently through the monotony that is Monday morning.  So settle in with your big bowl of FrootLoops, and jump in.

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Heliocentric Basketball in the Big Apple

“People gave ear to an upstart astrologer who strove to show that the earth revolves, not the heavens or the firmament, the sun and the moon…. This fool wishes to reverse the entire science of astronomy; but sacred Scripture tells us [Joshua 10:13] that Joshua commanded the sun to stand still, and not the earth”

-Martin Luther on Copernicus’ On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres

Mike D’Antoni doesn’t want epicycles.  When he gazes out onto the finely waxed hardwood surface of the practice floor, the Italian League legend, former Phoenix Suns head coach, offensive guru and current man at the helm of the S.S. New York Knicks sees something revolutionary.  It’s not the old guard, earth-based, slow-paced offensive game of decades before.  D’Antoni is a heliocentrist.

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