Review: A Christmas Carol

I cannot remember not knowing the story of "A Christmas Carol," so naturally when I heard that Jim Carrey had been selected to portray Scrooge in an animated (horrors!) version of the holiday classic, I pretty much decided I’d rather be boiled in my own pudding (and buried with a stake of holly through my…
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A Random Bag Of Delights

I believe I’ve mentioned this before, but Bambi was a marine corps drill sergeant. (Got it from James Lileks, though I can’t remember when; thanks, O Great One!) Today I learned (via Mental Floss) that Bob Ross, famous fro’ed painter of "happy little trees" fame, was an Air Force sergeant. Also, randomly, the Leonid meteor…
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