Monthly Archives: February 2015

Overheard at an ISIS barbecue

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2015 The Weekly Screed (#710) Overheard at an ISIS barbecue by David Benjamin SOMEWHERE IN SYRIA — A trio of Islamists — Ahmed, Mohammed and Kurlijo — gathered round a campfire, a Christian baby roasting on a spit. One says, “Ah, I love the smell of barbecued infidel in the morning.” “It’s…
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The lost Nazi

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2015 The Weekly Screed (#709) The lost Nazi by David Benjamin PARIS — The report is sketchy, as usual. A Parisian living somewhere on the Left Bank went to his cave, or wine cellar, to fetch a bottle. He discerned there a furtive figure — a shadow, really. It flickered across the…
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My car, the mother… board

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015 The Weekly Screed (#708) My car, the mother… board by David Benjamin PARIS — Over the past few months, I’ve been conducting an informal survey, asking friends and strangers this question: “What’s the best car ever made?” My dad’s choice was a ’55 Chevrolet Bel Air in which he used to…
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