Ah, yes… the ubiquitous links page. I’ve tried to include links that are useful, as opposed to simply throwing in everything I know of. The “Friends’ Pages” section is, however, completely gratuitous.
Philosophy/ Commentary/ Politics:
- U.S. Founding Documents — Searchable versions of the United States Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, and the Federalist Papers. New rule for politicos: you’re not allowed to argue the Constitution unless you’ve actually read it. Read ’em. Know ’em. Love ’em.
- Stephen’s Guide to Logical Fallacies — A wonderful resource for anyone who… well, who argues much of anything, ever.
- USS Clueless — Steven Den Beste is not only a skilled commentator, but he can be very funny. Highly intelligent writing.
- The Cato Institute
- The EPA’s Bad Science on Tobacco —“Lies, Damned Lies, and 400,000 Smoking-Related Deaths” [PDF] (No. . . I don’t smoke. Never have. Don’t own a tabacca company, neither!)
- Squirrel Fishing! — An unusual experiment at Harvard. . ..
- Cheapass Games — Makers of some excellent games (at any price). Be sure to check out Brawl while you’re there.
- GenCon — A huge Role-Playing Game/Science Fiction convention in
Milwaukee, WisconsinIndianapolis, Indiana every summer.
- Don’t miss The Traveler’s Swing Dance Directory on this very site!
- Windyhop — Comprehensive Chicago-based swing dance information, including event and class schedules, tips, links, bulletin boards, and more.
- Ron’s Swing CD Reviews — What can I say, but. . . this guy has a lot more time to write reviews than I do!
- DanceStore.com — Purveyors of dance shoes, instructional videos, hard-to-find clothing, etc. . ..
- Blue Moon Groove (Chicago) — Founded by Evin Jacobson and Noel Galang, these are the teachers I’ve mainly studied with — Recommended!
- Big City Swing (Chicago) — Instruction and events
- Riley and Margot (Chicago) — Instruction, DJ services, educational programs, and more. Riley is widely considered the best swing DJ in Chicago.
(in democratic reverse-order-in-which-I-added-them)
- Synset Technologies A computer support and consulting firm in the Chicago area. George is the man to know.
- Gregory F. Ceurvorst — has a really big pipe organ. It’s right next to his piano.
- Spirit of ’76 Yacht Racing — Ed Kearns’ sailing site
- Brad’s Home Page — Brad Miller’s personal site
- Donzell Photography — Donzell Gordon’s photography business
- Cirena — Tina Kreuz’s personal site — in English and German! “Oh mein <censored> Gott!”
- Melted Arts – Ewan Green’s commercial website, offering a unique style of graphic design.
- duncan-whiteman.com — Heather Duncan-Whiteman’s rather minimalist personal site
- Winterstar’s Castle — Anna (Whethern) Turner’s personal page, modeled after (you guessed it) a castle motif. Dragons included.