Monthly Archives: February 2013

The Short Attention Span Philosopher #317

#317 Unusual biblical passages. Religions cherry pick the bible for everything that shores up their theology and ignore the rest. There’s some pretty bizarre stuff there. The codified text is a mash of oral traditions that didn’t necessarily agree. Trying to pin … Continue reading

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Life Amongst The Modocs by Joaquin Miller

Joaquin Miller (1837 – 1913) spent 5 years with the Modoc Tribe whose home was in the forests at the base of Mt. Shasta in northern California. They and other tribes in the area were driven to near extinction by the … Continue reading

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The Short Attention Span Philosopher #316

#316 Yip Harburg – Hammacher Schlemmer

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The Short Attention Span Philosopher #315

#315 – Gene Autry – singing cowboy and multimillionaire. Made the first recording of Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer.

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