Posts tagged "HOLY DAYS"

Look Away!

Snow day! Secret high holy day! Vacation! Technical difficulties. Move along. Nothing to see here. Meantime, entertain yourselves with a wartime prayer by Rick Moody, or amuse yourselves with this secular revelation scheme, imagine a better scheme with Alberto Manguel, or return to the root of all suffering with Peter Trachtenberg at Metaphilm. Tune in tomorrow for the inspiring true tale of Diamond Dave....

Hajj, Tragic & Trivial

The dead: “54 Indonesians, 36 Pakistanis, 13 Egyptians, 11 Turks, 11 Indians, 10 Algerians, 10 Bangladeshis, eight Sudanese, seven Moroccans, five Chinese, four Yemenis, three Sri Lankans, two Afghans, two Somalis, two Syrians, two Saudis, one Burmese, one Omani, one Tunisian, one Nigerian, one Chadian and one Cameroonian.” And then another 58, unidentified. Such is...