Miscellaneous

Another Technical Note

You may sometimes be getting a weird-looking website (weirder than mine) when trying to access Lowering the Bar. I'm in the middle of changing webhosts, and access appears to be spotty while that change is in progress. (It's not supposed to…


RSS Feed Update

For those of you who subscribe to the RSS feed, I just changed that over from Feedburner to Feedblitz. That should not affect you at all, if Feedblitz keeps its promise to make that a transparent and seamless transition. You…


Retraction of the Millennium

Previously in the Harrisburg Patriot & Union: We pass over the silly remarks of the President. For the credit of the nation we are willing that the veil of oblivion shall be dropped over them and that they shall be no…


No, Twerking Is Not Illegal

According to numerous reports, the mayor of DeQuincy, Louisiana, made "twerking" illegal recently after the horrific display of it by what's-her-name at the MTV Awards brought it to his attention. The dance move is a "defiant act against Jesus," Mayor…



Report: Bin Laden Also a ‘Huskers Fan

Inshallah, it is a first down(Photo: Jeff W.) Not really. Or at least there is no (unclassified) evidence of that, but I think that by the same token we can't entirely rule it out. I'd like to be able to say…


Lowering the Bar in Chicago

I'll be in Chicago during the week of April 22 to speak at a law firm's annual gathering there. (The guy who usually performs for them had an "accident.") This will be a Lowering the Bar presentation, and if you…



Officially Fun

The ABA Journal has announced the results of the reader vote in the "Blawg 100," and I'm happy to announce that Lowering the Bar won in the "Fun" category for the second year in a row. Is this a fully democratic and…