Entries Tagged as 'Entertainment'

Sunday, March 21st, 2010

“Prepare to get schooled in my Austrian perspective”

I’ve been listening to several lectures at the mises.org page on youtube lately.  They just posted a lecture by John Papola, co-creator of the Keynes vs. Hayek rap.  I would highly recommend the lecture and the rap.  The rap is really well done, and a great way to popularize the Austrian theory of the business […]

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

A brief review of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson

This was a read-aloud book to my daughter, which I hope will become a yearly tradition.  I cannot recommend this book highly enough.  The book isn’t just a story about a Christmas pageant; it’s the gospel lived out.  Jesus Christ came into this world to save sinners.   The Herdmans were the worst kids in […]

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

Forty-fives

I’m currently on vacation. As such I will take a break from blogging about weighty matters like theology, politics, and the like to post about the popular Merrimack Valley card game “forty-fives”, an example of folk culture. It is almost unknown outside of northeastern Massachusetts and southeastern New Hampshire. Variations are played in Nova Scotia […]