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It’s Friday: Watch Jason Silva Talk Tech, Creativity, and Flow With a Few of His Heroes

Jason Silva isn’t a scientist, he’s a synthesizer. And he is a quoting machine. Kevin Kelly, Freeman Dyson, Ernest Becker, Erik Davis, Steven Johnson. These are Silva’s heroes, and he aims... read more

UFC Quick Quote: John Dodson is best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, will knockout Conor McGregor

"I thought I was going to fight D.J. for this fight. I was hopeful. I was ecstatic. I wanted to go ahead and crush Demetrious Johnson. But they had to put someone else in front of me, so D.J. catches a little break right quick. He gets to take a little break and see the destruction that's waiting for him... Show More Summary

Netanyahu on the Lausanne framework, &c.

(Scott Johnson) Prime Minister Netanyahu gave a speech in Israel’s Knesset last week on the seventieth anniversary of VE Day. As is his custom, Netanyahu drew the lesson for today. The Jerusalem Post reported on and quoted from Netanyahu’s...Show More Summary

UFC Quick Quote: Dana White says 'it's kind of sad' fans we're leaving during UFC 186 main event, but doesn't 'give a sht'

You missed the latest finish in UFC history suckers! "I don't give a sht what people are doing. I'm watching the fight." "It's kind of sad that Demetrious Johnson has this thing hanging over his head, he's not this, he's not that. He does everything the exact way he's supposed to. Show More Summary

There’s something about Hillary

(Scott Johnson) The adage is credited to diverse authors. I can’t sort out the responsibility for it, but I do want to quote it (or a variant of it): “Sincerity: if you can fake it, you’ve got it made.” The adage has a special application to the field of politics. Show More Summary

Gustafsson Says He Could Beat Rumble 6 out of 7 Times, Rumble Responds with Heat

Anthony "Rumble" Johnson is not happy about Alexander Gustafsson 's recent sentiments. Speaking with Swedish MMA (quotes relayed by MMA Fighting's David St. Martin), Gustafsson shed his feelings on his UFC on Fox 14 loss to Johnson,Show More Summary

Do You Really Want to Change that Habit?

I often think about this remark by Samuel Johnson: “All severity that does not tend to increase good, or prevent evil, is idle.” - Samuel Johnson, as quoted in James Boswell’s The Life of Samuel Johnson Because I’ve been so focused on habits over the past few […]

Quotable quotes on a deal with Iran

(Scott Johnson) Tom Gross provides Mideast media analysis at his self-named site. He has added a set of quotes on the deal in process with Iran to his Mideast Dispatch Archive here. While we wait for the news from Lausanne today, I thought...Show More Summary

The capitulationist

(Scott Johnson) In his weekly Wall Street Journal column yesterday (accessible via Google here), Bret Stephens compiled quotes from President Obama setting forth his previously stated demands of Iran in connection with its nuclear program. Show More Summary

Top Obama Official Jeh Johnson: Reading Koran Reminds Me of “Quintessentially American Values”

Funny… I thought MLK was a Christian, not a Muslim. So, Jeh Johnson hearts MPAC, an organization known to have deep terrorist ties, and proclaims that quotes from MLK and

Are You Unnecessarily Severe with Yourself and Your Habits?

“All severity that does not tend to increase good, or prevent evil, is idle.” — Samuel Johnson, as quoted in James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson I often think about this remark by Samuel Johnson. Because I’ve been so focused on...Show More Summary

On Rubio the Candidate and Rubio the Wonk

Two headlines for potential 2016er Marco Rubio today, one good and one not so much. “Insider Buzz Grows for Marco Rubio” by NR’s own Eliana Johnson offers this killer quote from one GOP operative: “The Jeb boom is over and people are...Show More Summary

Criminal Justice Quote: Chief of Police Busted in Prostitution Sting

A south Florida police chief is out of a job after being accused of soliciting a prostitute who turned out to be an undercover cop. Former Miami Gardens Police Chief Stephen Johnson was arrested in Dania Beach on February 27, 2015. After posting his bail, Johnson said, "I want to apologize to the community. Show More Summary

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