Archive for the ‘Anagrams’ Category

Anagram of the day

February 24, 2012

Dr Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary:

Tourism turns porn-headed rhythm


Anagram of the Day

July 10, 2011

Today’s anagram is for Neil Gaiman, the Graveyard Book :

A night dirge above no malarkey

I was actually at the epicenter of nerd culture last month, where Neil, Adam Savage, Wil Wheaton, Josh Ritter and the Mystery Science Theater 3000 guys came together at Wits. The entire evening felt specially planned for geeks, and the podcast is out on MPR’s website. I met Neil Gaiman’s dogs, who are apparently rather famous themselves. And, of course this was the evening of Adam Savage’s karaoke version of Gollum singing I Will Survive:

One thing you miss in that video is Gaiman singing a song he wrote with a giant backing band.

Anagram of the Day

July 13, 2010

Today’s anagram is Christopher Hitchens, one of the good journalists. Because he’s had a rough month, I’ll give him two, one for each side of the religion debate. (I militate toward neither side, myself).

Christopher Hitchens —

Shh, pro heretic snitch


Enrich the posh Christ

Like I said: for him, not me.

Anagram of the Day

March 16, 2010

The anagram of the day is Michael Lewis, The Big Short

We let the semi-high liars botch

That one took me a while. Lewis has been all over the tour circuit for this book, and it looks good. He is, of course, the author of Liar’s Poker, which is one of the great books on trading and greed. He also wrote what I consider the most entertaining article of 2009, on one man  in the Financial Products unit of AIG who he argues was instrumental in our economic collapse. Less known is that he also wrote The Blind Side, which became famous as the Sandra Bullock movie.

Unfortunately, Kindle terrorists are putting 1-star reviews on Amazon before they read it, because it  is not available for Kindle. Smug-Factor-Five alert coming from the muffin-eating Kindle set (I own a Kindle but am not of that  set). Not Michael’s fault and not an appropriate venue.

Anagram of the Day

March 10, 2010

Today’s anagram is Isaac Asimov’s Foundation:

A vast sci-fi ion doom sauna.

Today’s Anagram is Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

December 24, 2009

Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol: Rich-ass chaste old crank’s miracles.

Today’s Anagram is Hunter S. Thompson

December 22, 2009

Hunter S. Thompson: Hemp Honor Stunts

And for those who don’t get gonzo: Nonstop “Huh?” Terms