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Links of Possible Relevance, Part 22

The Great Chain of Linking, Part 2
Please welcome Graham to the world of curated link list creation on the Internet, as though there are no other places to find links such as these.

Moist Meter: Wonder Woman
The best review of Wonder Woman. Don’t watch it if you’re scared of bad words.

The Truth About Wonder Woman
Another good review, but see this comment on the video for counterpoint. From what I’ve read so far about the movie, people are saying it’s sexist because there’s tons of men getting killed in horrible situations on screen while barely any women are, which completely fails the Jay Test. Just kidding! It’s because Wonder Woman doesn’t have hairy armpits and isn’t black—two way more important issues in my book.

Grilling
While I’m on this topic, Jill is always good for a laugh. The reason men become sexist in front of a grill is because naw actually I don’t need to think or care about it and why do I bother reading about the asinine things affluent people think about. That’s why.

History for Atheists – New Atheists Getting History Wrong!
A very knowledgeable friend of mine started this site. Too much good info in there to pass up.

PULP-O-MIZER: the custom pulp magazine cover generator
A dashing, daring, weird adventure in graphic design.

Ergo Proxy explained
Definitely explained.

How Grass Benefits the Environment
Lawns aren’t ideal, but they’re not the radioactive death-swamps some people make them out to be.

To Run Better, Start by Ditching Your Nikes
Running shoes will kill you if you run in them, but minimalist shoes are expensive and can be butt-ugly, like those Vibrams pictured in the article. I run in $15 DBX water shoes.

The Only Guide You Need To Setup BlogSpot Custom Domain
For those of us who are kept up at night wondering about these things. Also, here’s a good guide for setting up a custom domain for a site hosted on GitHub pages, because the official documentation sends you in annoying circles.

Living Sacrifice “Reborn” Special
Reborn turned 20 years old earlier this month. Seems like only yesterday…

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3 thoughts on “Links of Possible Relevance, Part 22”

  1. Ed Hurst

    I think Tim O’Neill does a crappy job of explaining things. I was frankly confused by some of his posts. There are some really good sites that do a much better job of using and presenting the same data. On top of that, he dismisses evidence I find more compelling, and flatly ignores some, but I have no interest in chasing the details any more because I dispute his basic methods on some things. He seems wholly unfamiliar with non-Western approaches.

    Grass: I’ve laid down in a field of tall grass and even the sound of the wind was dampened, never mind that the highway nearby was almost inaudible.

    Running shoes: When I was young, I didn’t need them nearly so much. I always ran on the balls of my feet, in part because I was always relatively heavy. Now that I am old, even the little bit of running I do weekly absolutely requires running shoes because my feet cannot take the stresses unaided. I notice that testing this whole idea of minimalism never includes stocky guys; it’s always the thin and spindly guys. They seldom feature older guys, either.

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    1. Jay Post author

      I like Tim’s style, personally. I encountered him when IMDB had the message boards, and he would slap the da Vinci Code believers around for being so silly.

      Re: running shoes…honestly, I never thought different types of shoes for different physical types. Seems a fairly obvious thing to consider, right?

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    2. Tim O'Neill

      I think Tim O’Neill does a crappy job of explaining things.

      I see.

      I was frankly confused by some of his posts.

      Such as? And are you certain the problem lies in my posts?

      There are some really good sites that do a much better job of using and presenting the same data.

      Such as?

      On top of that, he dismisses evidence I find more compelling, and flatly ignores some …

      Some details would be nice.

      … but I have no interest in chasing the details any more because I dispute his basic methods on some things.

      How convenient. And my basic methods such as using evidence, checking source material and surveying relevant scholarship? Silly old things like that?

      He seems wholly unfamiliar with non-Western approaches.

      Given that I’m talking about western history, what “non-western approaches” would be relevant here?

      Though I’m assuming that whole weird comment was some kind of humour that I don’t quite get.

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