Random ramblings about cars, chocolate, toys, science, Macs, food and wine. Occasional forays into languages, history and the history of languages. And the follies and foibles of the Netherlands. Still pretty much in test-mode now...
Explanations of the all gratuitous Latin verbiage will follow once I have figured out more pressing issues, such as getting this page to render halfway decently in a more than just
IE. This could take a while. And I have to figure out what to do about the layout in general.
The Professor is still the first place to turn to.
The Volokh Conspiracy
It's pretty good, given that lawyers run the site.
Best of the Web
Big media blogging at its best.
Enough ethical cynicism to drown in.
Lileks on a good day is dazzling. On a bad day, he's still pretty good. Besides the Bleat, his site contains lots of great material, from architecture to food.
Here's somebody who should write more. He used to, but now he's left us stranded with only weekly updates.
Virginia takes on the enemies of the future.
Space. More space. And some funny stuff too.
The Blogosphere's resident classicist and all-round scourge.
The Sarge is back with reinforcements.
Econoblogging from Galt & Dreck.
The Oxford blogging triumvirate, building up an august reputation for themselves.
News from Latin America (hasn't been updated recently though).
The mordant take from Down Under.
Little Green Footballs
Comments on the Middle East.
Shoutin' Across The Pacific
Surreal combination of Southerners and Japan.
A bunch of weird Brits, with some random foreigners thrown in too.
Partial Netherblogging from the West Coast, as well as markets and politics.
Merde in France
Bilingual commentary from behind enemy lines.
I'm not sure any of them are from Chicago, actually, but they keep the tradition alive.
Surprisingly sane commentary from Norway (on hiatus).
Regions of Mind
Fascinating reading on regional diversity in America.
Topical commentary in the form of poetry (dormant).
As The Apple Turns
The first site to understand what being a Mac user is all about. (Confused?)
News for Geeks. Geeks for News. Or something like that.
Attack of the Pointy-Haired Bosses!