by Faba Calculo 7/29/14
France: $58.1 million.
Qatar and Oman: $20.4 million.
Switzerland: $12.4 million.
Spain: $11 million.
Austria: $3.2 million.
TOTAL (including countries not itemized above): $125 million to $165 million. More
by Faba Calculo 1/8/14
Back in the day, before I pretty much gave up on TV, print, and radio news for the web, I used to listen to Rush Limbaugh. One term I still recall him using was feminazi, his word for a feminist who sees abortion as a positive good and for whom the more abortions there are, the better, even all else held constant. More
by Faba Calculo 11/12/13
Ramesh Ponnuru, Rich Lowry, Jonah Goldberg, and Dennis Prager. What do they all have in common? Well, for one thing, they’ve both been read out of the conservative movement recently on this site alone. More
by Faba Calculo • The belief in right and wrong can, indeed, be greatly aided by belief in god(s). My exit from evangelical Christianity was pretty much my exit from belief in objective morality. More
by Faba Calculo
Some years ago, I had the personal misfortune to decide to walk into a film that people had been raving about with no real information concerning it of my own, under the theory that “I just wanted to be surprised.” Well, I was, because the movie was Synecdoche, New York, and if nothing else in the universe can convince you that existence is meaningless, that movie just might do the trick. More
by Faba Calculo
There are two major awards in Science Fiction literature: the Hugo and the Nebula awards. Sixty-two novels have won the former (plus three who have retroactively given the award), and 49 have won the latter. More