Archive for November, 2010

The Council Has Spoken – Post Thanksgiving Edition

Tweet I hope everyone enjoyed yesterday’s festivities. I know the heroic men and women pictured above enjoying a well deserved break in their routine certainly did. The votes have been cast, the sacred runes read and this week’s Watcher’s Council results are history. But before I get to that, a word, if you don’t mind. […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations..Thanksgiving Edition

Tweet Now, I wonder who’s going to pardon this turkey? The Watcher’s Council is a group of some of the most incisive blogs in the`sphere. Every week, the members nominate two posts each, one of their own and one from outside the group for consideration by the whole Council.Then we vote on the best posts, […]

The Tribe has Spoken! 11/19/2010

Tweet The votes have been cast, the oracles consulted and this week’s Watcher’s Council results are history. This week’s winner is Bookworm Room for Our de-aspirational society; or a society aiming for victimization and tawdriness, an insightful look at how our society has changed as its goals and role models have changed: Any0ne over thirty […]

Watcher’s Council Nominations – Lame Duck Edition

Tweet Welcome to The Watcher’s Council, your one stop source for some of the most informative and incisive blogs in the`sphere. Every week, the members of our infamous coven nominate two posts each, one of their own and one from outside the group for consideration by the whole Council.Then we vote on the best posts, […]

The Council has Spoken 11/12/2010

Tweet Now they stood beside the treasure, On the mountain, dark and red. Turned the stone and looked beneath it… “Peace on Earth” was all it said. One Tin Soldier – The Coven While I know that it is an anti-war song, I chose “One Tin Soldier” because of the irony. Nowadays it is usually […]

Watcher Council Nominations November 10, 2010

Tweet I said to the man, “Are you trying to tempt me Because I come from the land of plenty?” Down Under – Men At Work Yes, I still enjoy it. And while we’re enjoying things, enjoy these paraprosdokians. I especially like the third one. Now here are this week’s Watcher’s Council submissions. To be […]

The Council has Spoken 11/05/2010

Tweet No more broken hearts We’re better off apart let’s give it a try Tell me, tell me, tell me lies Little Lies – Fleetwood Mac In her winning post the this week, NPR’s carefully crafted tales — and why I don’t listen anymore, Bookworm Room writes about about the the little lies that moved her to […]

Watcher Council Nominations November 2, 2010

Tweet Well, the landslide brought me down Landslide – Fleetwood Mac The GOP majority of 1995-2007 never had more than 231 seats. Republicans are poised to coast past that tonight. via Twitter “Four years ago Republicans controlled just 22 governorships. The fact that we’ve already reached a majority tonight is a testimony to the four-year […]