Re: Tina Fey's Swaggering Daughter Alice

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That's a great picture.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 04-22-11 10:42 AM
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Good excuse to link to hero construction as a possible corrective to the LessWrong version of Harry Potter. Not that I know where the latter is going, but after skimming LessWrong I see why essear is not optimistic.


Posted by: clew | Link to this comment | 04-22-11 1:16 PM
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show a particular fondness for people and/or animals doing embarrassing things on camera. (What can we say, really? It's never not going to be funny to some of us to see someone getting clocked in the


Posted by: Office 2010 | Link to this comment | 04-22-11 11:33 PM
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I'm sure the kid is just rushing ahead to avoid that she looks taller than her dad in the picture.

Must be about half the distance when the picture is shot.


Posted by: Guido Nius | Link to this comment | 04-23-11 5:06 AM
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The truncation point of the spam in 3 is kind of wonderful.


Posted by: Beefo Meaty | Link to this comment | 04-23-11 5:27 AM
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5: I concur (and left it but for the link and weirdo email address).


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-23-11 6:30 AM
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I deleted the other nine instances of it that appeared at the same time.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 04-23-11 7:00 AM
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Isn't it a quote from some regular commenter? I feel like it came up in the past month somewhere here.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 04-23-11 7:16 AM
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Oh, duh.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 04-23-11 7:17 AM
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I've been very regular lately.


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-23-11 7:19 AM
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Glad to hear it, Strainley.


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 04-23-11 7:20 AM
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Here's one of my favourite pics in the genre of bad-ass kids and their families: the Obamas coming back from vacation.


Posted by: glowingquaddamage | Link to this comment | 04-23-11 10:05 AM
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Obama's suit is mis-buttoned: awesome.


Posted by: Disingenuous Bastard | Link to this comment | 04-23-11 12:46 PM
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Maybe it doesn't fit him properly. I mean, has anyone really seen the guy's girth certificate?


Posted by: Stanley | Link to this comment | 04-23-11 1:06 PM
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Stanley, I worked with Goethe, I knew Goethe, Goethe was a friend of mine. Stanley, you're no Goethe.


Posted by: Friedrich Schiller | Link to this comment | 04-23-11 1:14 PM
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It's a little-known piece of musical trivia that the composer Peter Maxwell Davis once wrote an oratorio based on "The Sorrows of Young Werther". It premiered amid widespread publicity at the Edinburgh Festival in 1989, with the poster tagline "Made in Scotland from Goethe".


Posted by: ajay | Link to this comment | 04-27-11 2:09 AM
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