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Daily Archives: December 6th, 2012

Eau de Pizza

  THE pizzafication of society continues apace. In the latest development, Pizza Hut has marketed its own perfume, a scent alleged to smell like fresh-baked dough. That’s strange — Pizza Hut pizza doesn’t smell like fresh-baked dough. Unfortunately, this perfume was a limited edition product and it has, unsurprisingly, sold out. We can only hope for more. […]

Happy St. Nicholas Day

  HERE is a detailed description at the St. Nicholas Center of the history and legends surrounding St. Nicholas, who was born in third-century Greece on December 6. The account includes the stories of how this patron saint of children and unmarried women provided the dowry for three poor girls and how he saved a […]

The Sociopathic Social Sciences, cont.

  PERFESSER PLUM writes: Ignore not only studies of same-sex households, but almost all research in the so-called humanities. I’ve taught at several universities—in sociology and now at a college of teacher deaducation—since 1970. I can tell you that left-leaning, so-called liberal, progressive, “critical” research on family, gender, feminism, social justice, equality, disadvantage, discrimination, achievement […]