Monday, December 24, 2007

X-Phi Anthem

On youtube - the prof speaking in the video on the bottom is Jesse Prinz, a former colleague of mine at Wash U, and the person I have referred to in class a couple of times as the best young philosopher out there. If any of you are seriously considering grad school, take a careful look at UNC, where he is.

Monday, November 26, 2007


Squabbit (n): [Possible proper name] - A small furry animal that lives outside Blanche which resembles both a squirrel and a rabbit.
"I saw the squabbit last night for the first time!" - Fall 2007

Thursday, November 22, 2007


Another for the McDictionary:
Sexpelled (v) transitive - but can be used intransitively if the subject is implied. To be banned from a shared dorm room because the sexual exploits of one's roommate(s).
"I didn't get my paper in because I was sexpelled last night, and my laptop was in my room." Nov, 2007.

Friday, September 28, 2007


The use of 'vajayjay' in the McDaniel free press today inspired me to reinvigorate the McDictionary. I've lost the access to the old blog, so here it is in a single post:
Business major
(n) a person, usually male, who participates frequently in organized sports
"My, what a voluminous gaggle of business majors in glar this eve"
(v, transitive) to degrade someone or something with a lot of attitude.
"Damn, he got all Jersey on your ass."
(v, non-transitive) (esp. "Pubbin' it") To eat at the pub (see 'pub').
(n) Proper Name. A stage production held on the last day of freshman orientation during which topics such as sex and drugs are discussed.
(v, non-transitive) (esp. "kirkin' out") to suffer a emotional and psychological breakdown, specifically in response to an overload of work.
"A freshman is kirkin' out in Rouzer" 8-28-2005 (during 'Choices' (see 'Choices'))
(n) Proper name? A fraternity
"He's a member of the bachelors" 8-31-2005
(v) to remove trays from a cafeteria table (see Glar (n))
"There is not much room on this table, we are going to have to detray." 9-2-2005
(n) One of the College's green vans.
"We are thinking about getting a pickle to go to the protest" 8-31-2005
(n) Food produced in McDaniel's cafeteria (see Glar (n)).
"Don't eat the glarbage" 8-31-2005

Monday, September 24, 2007

So I've reached *That* Age..

The age at which bands that one used to follow are doing children's television:

Actually, I think this may be the perfect song. Ever. Seriously. Think about my description of Critical Thinking.

Monday, May 21, 2007

Monday, May 07, 2007

AiG opening Memorial Day

Anyone going to be in Northern KY this memorial day?

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

'Evolution' car dissed by Red States on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Damn! Now that's what I call identifying oneself via product ownership (or product avoidance as the case may be):
'Evolution' car dissed by Red States on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Friday, April 13, 2007

No Dogs or Philosophers Allowed

John Cleese on Philosophy:
No Dogs or Philosophers Allowed

CT Lectures on iTunes!

The link is:

Philosophy on Youtube

I've been looking on youtube for lectures like the ones I'm vodcasting, and am finding pretty much nothing except stupid people goofing off in bad philosophy classes. This, however, is interesting: