"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing."


Glenn Reynolds:

Barack Obama:
"Impossible to transcend."

Albert A. Gore, Jr.:
"An incontinent brute."

Rev. Jeremiah Wright:
"God damn the Gentleman Farmer."

Friends of GF's Sons:
"Is that really your dad?"

Kickball Girl:
"Keeping 'em alive until 7:45."

Hired Hand:
"I think . . . we forgot the pheasant."

I'm an
Alcoholic Yeti
in the
TTLB Ecosystem

Wednesday, March 28, 2007


Some of us have been watching the excellent HBO series, Rome.

The current (second) season is considerably better than the first. Then, their problem was an inability to decide how they were going to portray Caesar. This season they've made clear choices regarding their presentation of both Antony and Octavian and, while the latter is certainly more controversial, both are wholly defensible, interesting, and consistent. Fans of I, Claudius (in either medium) will be surprised by Octavian, and astounded by Livia.

In any event, it seems that viewers have come to some interesting conclusions, which we endorse:

From Lileks.

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