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Achenblog: April 13, 2008 - April 19, 2008

Reptiles Slithering Amok

My story in the paper today about invasive reptiles. BUSHNELL, Fla. -- RobRoy MacInnes is the man to see if you want to buy a crocodile. Or a scorpion, a rattlesnake, a boa constrictor. Got a hankering for a...

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 18, 2008; 7:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (440)
 
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Great Night For McCain

McCain was the big winner last night when Clinton and Obama faced off in Philadelphia [apparently this is not the most original insight of all time -- see, for example, Andrew Sullivan]. Republican spinners must be hung over this...

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 17, 2008; 7:32 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Greatest Guitar Riffs Ever

[I asked my friend the musician Jonathan Mudd to weigh in on the recent list, produced by students at London music schools, of the Top 25 guitar riffs of all time (see list at end of the kit). Jonathan...

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 15, 2008; 3:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Who's The Elitist?

Becoming an elitist is not something I worry about. It's more like my life's ambition. Just once I want to go into a fancy restaurant and not obsess over the prices. Or wear a suit and tie and not...

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 14, 2008; 9:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (250)
 
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Letter From Technological Palookaville

[My essay in the Outlook section.] The most important things happening in the world today won't make tomorrow's front page. They won't get mentioned by presidential candidates or Chris Matthews or Bill O'Reilly or any of the other folks...

By Joel Achenbach  |  April 13, 2008; 6:54 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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