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Decision by Moonlight

'Hilda has never learned not to play with fire,' he said sullenly as he got to his feet, spitting out rubber. 'It must end.' (via Ulli's Roy Orbison In Clingfilm Website)
posted by flabdablet on Dec 8, 2014 - 17 comments


"What a bizarre day. I'm sitting here watching my email fill up with message after message from people from so many different times and places of my life, all congratulating me for the astonishing good fortune of receiving a MacArthur Fellowship. Not to mention a flurry of texts and tweets, and I haven't had the energy to even look at Facebook." Cartoonist and Graphic Memoirist Alison Bechdel (previously on MetaFilter: 1, 2, 3, 4) has won the prestigious MacArthur Genuis grant, giving her the opportunity to dig into her archives for a previous comic she drew in 2004 to conclude her reaction blog post. [more inside]
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome on Sep 24, 2014 - 32 comments

The Wisdom of the Crowd

Fabrice Muamba returns to Bolton Wanders. Six weeks after suffering a cardiac arrest in the middle of a football game against Spurs (which left him 'clinically dead for 78 minutes'), Bolton Wanderer's Fabrice Muamba walks out in front of his home crowd before last night's game against Spurs. BBC Sport have the video... and I think I have something in my eye.
posted by ewan on May 3, 2012 - 55 comments

Between the Wars

Worktown Between 1937 and 1938 Humphrey Spender took over 900 pictures of Bolton as part of the Mass Observation [Previously] project. Spender's "Worktown" photographs offer a fascinating insight into the lives of ordinary people living and working in a British pre-War industrial town.
posted by Abiezer on Feb 1, 2009 - 16 comments

Dersh & Bolt

Dershowitz & Bolton team up to call for the prosecution of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
posted by pwedza on Dec 16, 2006 - 47 comments

Bolton stepping down

Bolton to step down from U.N.
posted by Navelgazer on Dec 4, 2006 - 53 comments

Democracy in Action

Bush to Senate: Go to Hell. As expected, President Bush bypassed the confirmation process and made a recess appointment to elevate John Bolton to the post of US ambassador to the United Nations, brushing off what he calls "partisan delaying tactics by a handful of senators." Bolton was previously discussed on MeFi here.
posted by digaman on Aug 1, 2005 - 213 comments

dirty john bolton

john bolton and group sex
do these revelations make him more or less qualified to serve as the united states ambassador to the UN?
posted by specialk420 on May 11, 2005 - 90 comments

Bolton in trouble

Bush nominee to the U.N. John Bolton center of Washington controversy. Bolton is being characterized by many witnesses as being, in essence, a bully. Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-CN) says that Bolton should simply step down, as the damage to his potential effectiveness at the U.N. is already done.

Pshaw! say conservatives. This is just a political Borking of Bush's pick by bitter Democrats.

posted by zardoz on Apr 24, 2005 - 87 comments

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