Some Random Mid-week Linkage

Jonah Goldberg–“The Genocide Loophole”

The climate of anti-Semitism made the Holocaust possible, but so did Enlightenment bias, which holds that almost anything can be justified in the name of progress.


Octopia–An online gallery of old comic and pulp fiction covers featuring overly aggressive octopi.



Some Charlton Heston links to honor a good man’s homegoing.

  • A look at his career at Reel Classics.
  • Some of the letters to the editor Heston sent to the L.A. Times.
  • The classy George Clooney mocks Heston’s Alzheimer’s and says “he deserves it.” (Yet another good reason to avoid Clooney films like the Eboloa Virus. I know I do.)
  • A clip from the film “Omega Man,” the 70s original upon which the recent Will Smith movie “I Am Legend” was based: