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BabyTrollBlog · 1d ago

Oot and Aboot

THE IDA STREET Bridge planters. Ida Street is one of the main streets of the Cincinnati neighborhood, Mt. Adams — a 600-700-foot-tall hill looming over the downtown area and the river. It’s ...
BabyTrollBlog · 1d ago

A Second Hearty Eff-You to Facebook on This Subject.

I POSTED A photograph to Facebook. Without even asking — and certainly without permission (which would be absolutely denied) — the Fartbook decided to crop it in a way I neither approve or w...
BabyTrollBlog · 1M ago

We In the Right Need

TO STOP ASSERTING that leftist myrmidons, by their Alinskyite tactics, are alienating “half the country.” Admit it: the right is far MORE than half. We represent a majority view. An electora...
BabyTrollBlog · 1M ago

Ellipses 17 June 2017

THE CORNER AT NRO: David Frum used to be someone we in the Right listened to, at least. We tend to do that, the Left’s “You know nothing of other opinions because you live in an echo chamber...
BabyTrollBlog · 1M ago

Ellipses: June 15, 2017

BACK IN THE OLD DAYS back when I had more to say about current events, I used to do this feature I called Ellipses — quick links and quotes, á Instapundit — in a bunch as line items, separat...
BabyTrollBlog · 1M ago

An Embarrassment of Riches

IN THE MAIL AGAIN TODAY (Well, the mail brought something second day in a row, not the SAME thing.): Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology. It’s a gorgeous package, especially for a trade paperback....
BabyTrollBlog · 1M ago

Lost Cities

IN THE MAIL Lost City of Stone: The Story of Nan Madol, the “Atlantis” of the Pacific by Bill S. Ballinger. In working up the back story of my ficton — or, at least, of the generation of the...
BabyTrollBlog · 2M ago

QOTD – 5 May 2017

Claiming total certainty about the science traduces the spirit of science and creates openings for doubt whenever a climate claim proves wrong. Demanding abrupt and expensive changes in publ...
BabyTrollBlog · 3M ago

Better Nate than Lever

CONTINUING OUR LONG-STANDING tradition of missing our own landmark dates (e.g, Dolly’s birthday), I neglected to chime in yesterday on this blog’s fifteenth anniversary. Obscure old-joke ref...
BabyTrollBlog · 4M ago

The Vacuity of Journos

CAN BE REVEALED in the stupidity of the cliches they use. E.G.: “Changed the course of history.” Every one of them uses it to describe epochal events. What does it mean? History is the recor...