Benny's World

Tuesday, March 25, 2008

You're the Voice

by John Farnham

I heard this when I went on my honeymoon with my first spouse. It was the number one song in Aussie Land. I admire one of the American Idol contestants for doing this song, as it is not well known and it is an anti-war tune.

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Sticker Shock of Engineering Journals

For the combined price of the Materials Science and Engineering A, B, C, & R journals,

You could buy a brand-new 2008 Honda Civic Coupe!

(via Cornell).
This is disgusting. I feel as though this publisher is acting like Exxon Mobil.

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Monday, March 24, 2008

Tracy Russo at Take Back America Last Week

And others..including one of my other favs, Chris Bowers, and Digby.


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Classic John Prine

(h/t to CrazyShirley)

This was written during the Vietnam war, but it fits this war too. I've heard this song for a very long time.

4000 US gone. For more statistics, go read Chris Bowers' post at Open Left. He reminds us of the other fatalities.

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Sunday, March 23, 2008

It's Raining McCain

I found this on Matt Yglesias' site:

I cannot tell if this is a snark or not.

I liked this comment from Matt Y's site:

That was kinda awesome, and I don't know why.
It's like the Plan 9 from Outer Space of viral political internet-type stuff.

You decide.

Update: it turns out it is a parody of this video:

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Easter Spirit: For The Beauty of the Earth

This is a pretty good version of one of my favorite hymns I like singing in the spring. I would prefer in the Refrain "Source of all to thee we raise", but I could not locate a UU version.

Enjoy and Happy Easter. Check out my post at the EENR Blog.

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