Wes Phillips

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Wes Phillips  |  Nov 26, 2007  |  0 comments
It's funny, but hard-boiled pulp fiction seems to appeal to the literary mouth-breathers and the most extremely intellectual literati (and I make no claim as to which group I fall into). Even so, I did a double take when I saw that the review of Otto Penzler's new The Black Lizard Big Book of Pulps was by John freaking Banville, author of The Sea, Doctor Copernicus, The Newton Letter, and Kepler, a novel."
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 26, 2007  |  0 comments
Ricky Rosas is teaching the USC Trojans how to be something better than football heroes—he's teaching them to be adults.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 26, 2007  |  1 comments
Have astronomers astronomers accidentally nudged the universe closer to its death by observing dark energy?
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 23, 2007  |  0 comments
"Sure, this box is snug, but I still fit in it," insists Huckleberry.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 23, 2007  |  0 comments
Easter Island isn't the only place with big heads lying about.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 23, 2007  |  0 comments
No, not those guys, the real thing.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 15, 2007  |  0 comments
Those impressive profilers you see on TV and the movies? In reality, they're not quite as effective as they're portrayed—not by a long shot.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 15, 2007  |  0 comments
We're revamping our website infrastructure, so Huckleberry, Bagheera, and I will be taking the day off. Out guest cat-blogger in Mia, who is enjoying a special bonding moment with her human, Ayre's Steve Silberman.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 15, 2007  |  0 comments
Robert Cialdini's science of persuasion.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 15, 2007  |  1 comments
A family in Wales went to the beach last July and discovered an intact P-38 that went down in 1942.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 15, 2007  |  0 comments
Apparently they pay off.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 14, 2007  |  0 comments
I'm solidly hooked on The Comics Curmudgeon and I have to confess that the newly revived Cracked website is a guilty pleasure, so when the two get together to describe the "Five Most Unintentionally Hilarious Comic Strips," you know I'm there.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 14, 2007  |  0 comments
I believe I've linked to this in the past, but golly, I get a kick out of it—and it's coming soon!
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 14, 2007  |  0 comments
The Cassini-Huygens probe has been recording the sounds of Saturn. My cats, who are thoroughly bored by everything audio (other than the gear's heat-generating properties), were quite agitated by these sounds. Good to know, hee hee hee.

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