The Vent

2014

885.  Old chum  (14 September)
884.  Can we all get along?  (7 September)
883.  Give us convenience  (1 September)
882.  Site questions  (24 August)
881.  Itemized  (16 August)
880.  You’re watching GOTV  (9 August)
879.  Withering staff  (1 August)
878.  Over made over  (26 July)
877.  Artists gone bad  (16 July)
876.  Tossing and turning  (7 July)
875.  Let the sunshine in  (1 July)
874.  Out of sync  (22 June)
873.  Spread too thin  (16 June)
872.  Just another girl  (9 June)
871.  On the edge of the abyss  (1 June)
870.  Mr. Rodger’s neighborhood  (25 May)
869.  CDO  (18 May)
868.  The pounding of the heart  (8 May)
867.  Utter twaddle  (1 May)
866.  The crack of noon  (26 April)
865.  Look away  (19 April)
864.  Baby’s brain and an old man’s heart  (9 April)
863.  The taxman stayeth  (1 April)
862.  Somewhere unintended  (23 March)
861.  Try not to look  (16 March)
860.  Toil and trouble  (8 March)
859.  Staying the course  (1 March)
858.  I hurt myself today  (23 February)
857.  The ride never ends  (14 February)
856.  Memory editing  (8 February)
855.  Hardware blues  (1 February)
854.  More random rants  (26 January)
853.  Of people and pronouns  (19 January)
852.  Going to eleven  (10 January)
851.  Unfinished business  (1 January)

2013

850.  So this is Christmas  (25 December)
849.  The little red heart  (16 December)
848.  My very best friends  (8 December)
847.  But what if…?  (1 December)
846.  I have never been here before  (25 November)
845.  However many leaves  (18 November)
844.  Spamming email, vain consultant  (9 November)
843.  Life’s been good  (1 November)
842.  Points of failure  (23 October)
841.  I don’t get it (third base)  (14 October)
840.  Hanging on  (8 October)
839.  Not a household word  (1 October)
838.  The view never changes  (23 September)
837.  So superior  (15 September)
836.  Snooze alarmed  (9 September)
835.  Grass  (1 September)
834.  A song to remember me by  (25 August)
833.  Upon further examination  (19 August)
832.  Discontent providers  (9 August)
831.  Night passages in treacherous waters  (1 August)
830.  More minor irritants  (23 July)
829.  We got your destiny right here  (14 July)
828.  Purely theoretical  (8 July)
827.  Small frustrations  (1 July)
826.  You are so beautiful  (23 June)
825.  Sleeper awakes  (16 June)
824.  On the road to Ponyville  (9 June)
823.  Under pressure  (1 June)
822.  Down here on the ground  (26 May)
821.  Return to Lackanooky Valley  (19 May)
820.  Forever and a day  (9 May)
819.  Sort of centered  (1 May)
818.  Get off the road  (23 April)
817.  Sickening news  (15 April)
816.  At seventeen  (9 April)
815.  Future pony  (1 April)
814.  Povertymongers  (24 March)
813.  Roll it and throw it  (17 March)
812.  Behind the quill  (10 March)
811.  Plot complications  (1 March)
810.  Silence speaks a thousand words  (24 February)
809.  On the far side of the hill  (18 February)
808.  Impractical hearts  (9 February)
807.  One up and one down  (1 February)
806.  The years my voice broke  (25 January)
805.  Pants  (15 January)
804.  She reads  (7 January)
803.  Lessons learned  (1 January)

2012

802.  Lackanooky Valley  (24 December)
801.  Winter shorts  (17 December)
800.  Microevolution  (10 December)
799.  Detroit responds  (1 December)
798.  Going like sixty  (25 November)
797.  Regarding Kurt Cobain  (19 November)
796.  At a loss  (10 November)
795.  Guide for the indifferent voter  (1 November)
794.  Vaguely uneasy  (23 October)
793.  Happier endings  (15 October)
792.  Your 2012 State Questions  (8 October)
791.  The blinkers are off  (1 October)
790.  If your sin’s original  (23 September)
789.  Slightly magical  (16 September)
788.  Cutting one’s losses  (9 September)
787.  A niche, scratched  (1 September)
786.  The bear doesn’t care  (25 August)
785.  Grief and its fellow travelers  (19 August)
784.  Sentimental heart  (8 August)
783.  Very well then I contradict myself  (1 August)
782.  The man from Peaceable Mountain  (23 July)
781.  Write about now  (15 July)
780.  Shoplifting by proxy  (9 July)
779.  Know thyself  (1 July)
778.  On having it all  (24 June)
777.  We manly men  (17 June)
776.  Outpatience  (9 June)
775.  Toward a unified theory of ponies  (1 June)
774.  Survivors  (22 May)
773.  Post-aspirational  (16 May)
772.  More summer shorts  (8 May)
771.  Down in the mouth  (1 May)
770.  Going like sixty  (24 April)
769.  The Ides of April  (15 April)
768.  Sixteen and counting  (9 April)
767.  Next universe, please  (1 April)
766.  Common scolds  (25 March)
765.  You think you’re so damn smart  (18 March)
764.  False wetness  (9 March)
763.  Matters of great import  (1 March)
762.  Flying solo  (26 February)
761.  Excised  (17 February)
760.  Still more items from my Wish List  (8 February)
759.  Out of the manestream  (1 February)
758.  Sounds like “hormones”  (23 January)
757.  Culture-free zone  (18 January)
756.  The long-suffering mail  (8 January)
755.  The end of the world  (1 January)

2011

754.  Still more songs in the key of me  (25 December)
753.  Hardbound and determined  (19 December)
752.  More people who should die  (8 December)
751.  Stuff  (1 December)
750.  A number of no great importance  (25 November)
749.  Expiration date  (19 November)
748.  Now for some heavy rotation  (8 November)
747.  Invisible girlfriend  (1 November)
746.  Karma on four wheels  (23 October)
745.  Otherwise occupied  (17 October)
744.  Mighty morphing  (9 October)
743.  Farther beyond the stacks  (1 October)
742.  Until inconvenience us do part  (20 September)
741.  Ten years after  (11 September)
740.  Dust can’t kill me  (6 September)
739.  Minor irritants  (1 September)
738.  Deform and dysfunction  (21 August)
737.  Lessons from Ottawa  (14 August)
736.  The bottom of the automotive food chain  (8 August)
735.  Credo the Second  (1 August)
734.  Supermarket shuffle  (24 July)
733.  Sticking with shtick  (17 July)
732.  We don’t talk about such things  (8 July)
731.  Nancy says hi  (1 July)
730.  A groove, not a rut  (21 June)
729.  Drawing a quarter  (14 June)
728.  Full disclosure in the post-Weiner era  (5 June)
727.  Let me sleep on it  (1 June)
726.  Aghast guzzling  (22 May)
725.  Big Brother gets a boost  (15 May)
724.  What’s the matter with Tulsa?  (8 May)
723.  People take pictures of each other  (1 May)
722.  Unexceptional  (24 April)
721.  People who must die  (18 April)
720.  Minorities rule  (9 April)
719.  Five years from now  (1 April)
718.  Honey, I miss you  (24 March)
717.  For Emily, wherever I may find her  (15 March)
716.  Turning with the world  (7 March)
715.  The soul of the city  (1 March)
714.  Focus all  (23 February)
713.  The Party of Huh?  (15 February)
712.  Thermal blues  (9 February)
711.  That time of year  (1 February)
710.  Political tips  (23 January)
709.  Over a barrel  (16 January)
708.  Cegenation  (9 January)
707.  The shape I’m in  (1 January)

2010

706.  Slow motion  (25 December)
705.  Swine waste and noxious weeds  (16 December)
704.  Stuck in the middle with me  (8 December)
703.  Conventional wussdom  (1 December)
702.  I remember  (25 November)
701.  And I’m not what I appear to be  (15 November)
700.  Not cute  (8 November)
699.  Take this war and shove it  (1 November)
698.  By these marks  (25 October)
697.  The man moves on  (17 October)
696.  Lateral buckpass  (10 October)
695.  Partially sage  (1 October)
694.  This old man, he played out  (25 September)
693.  Your 2010 State Questions  (18 September)
692.  More items from my Wish List  (9 September)
691.  a + bi  (1 September)
690.  What hath Peter Pan wrought?  (23 August)
689.  Q&DPP II  (15 August)
688.  Finding one’s own ground  (7 August)
687.  Loose change  (1 August)
686.  Speechless  (25 July)
685.  More songs in the key of me  (18 July)
684.  You call this class?  (8 July)
683.  Disengagement  (1 July)
682.  The adventure of a lifetime  (21 June)
681.  As the incumbents relax  (13 June)
680.  Hot or not  (8 June)
679.  Summer shorts  (1 June)
678.  Aisle be damned  (24 May)
677.  Fragile  (16 May)
676.  Pressure points  (8 May)
675.  Waiting in that welfare line  (1 May)
674.  Until it’s time for you to go  (25 April)
673.  More of your automotive questions answered!  (18 April)
672.  Beyond the gates  (10 April)
671.  I should HOPE not  (1 April)
670.  Coming to grips  (22 March)
669.  Put on a happy face  (14 March)
668.  Why not?  (8 March)
667.  That smarts  (1 March)
666.  The outskirts of hell  (22 February)
665.  Dating myself  (14 February)
664.  Different drumsticks  (7 February)
663.  Bring on the winter  (1 February)
662.  Fashion statements  (23 January)
661.  Other people’s opinions  (16 January)
660.  Peak turmoil  (9 January)
659.  Thoughts they cannot defend  (1 January)

2009

658.  Unreal estate  (24 December)
657.  Fake Steve on real problems  (15 December)
656.  Something’s wrong  (7 December)
655.  Mike and Christine  (1 December)
654.  Quarterlife  (25 November)
653.  Organ grinding  (16 November)
652.  The Killeen field  (8 November)
651.  Discredit to the race  (1 November)
650.  Illinois abatement  (24 October)
649.  We’ve got the power  (17 October)
648.  She and I  (9 October)
647.  Random rants  (1 October)
646.  The elder statesman  (25 September)
645.  Life sucks, let’s make some art  (17 September)
644.  Hey, sustain this, pal  (8 September)
643.  Your automotive questions answered!  (1 September)
642.  Groping for change  (23 August)
641.  Woodstock: the balance sheet  (17 August)
640.  I don’t get it (part deux)  (9 August)
639.  Deeds done  (1 August)
638.  To your health  (21 July)
637.  Woonerf  (14 July)
636.  He stopped loving her today  (5 July)
635.  On getting one’s hopes up  (1 July)
634.  Uncertainty blows  (22 June)
633.  Two divided by love  (14 June)
632.  Last man standing  (8 June)
631.  A pox on your single-family homes  (1 June)
630.  A unified theory of charity  (24 May)
629.  The train is sane, if mainly sort of plain  (17 May)
628.  You have received 0 calls  (9 May)
627.  Mr. Know-It-All  (1 May)
626.  Federalism 2.0  (23 April)
625.  Beyond our understanding  (12 April)
624.  Blackballing the green  (7 April)
623.  Missing linkage  (1 April)
622.  The runaway American dream  (22 March)
621.  Younger than yesterday  (14 March)
620.  The Rite of Oldfield  (8 March)
619.  I want a new drug  (1 March)
618.  Building cars people want  (23 February)
617.  When do I get my life back?  (15 February)
616.  Now I’m scared  (8 February)
615.  Opening remarks  (1 February)
614.  Thanks, I’ll eat it here  (24 January)
613.  Love for sale  (17 January)
612.  Buyer loyalty  (8 January)
611.  Songs to aging children come  (1 January)

2008

610.  Off the bus  (22 December)
609.  Classification blues  (17 December)
608.  Dear Nancy  (8 December)
607.  That’s me in the corner  (1 December)
606.  LV  (25 November)
605.  The Big Five and me  (17 November)
604.  Onward and rightward  (8 November)
603.  Guide for the annoyed voter  (1 November)
602.  Items from my Wish List  (25 October)
601.  Try new Darwin™ Oven Cleaner  (17 October)
600.  We got your ballot initiatives right here  (6 October)
599.  Oh, it’s for you  (1 October)
598.  Unmerry worth  (23 September)
597.  Simple Simon says slow down  (14 September)
596.  Inspect your gadget  (7 September)
595.  Washington, DC 20500  (1 September)
594.  Wishing and hoping  (24 August)
593.  Train in vain  (17 August)
592.  Ismism  (9 August)
591.  Less weepy  (1 August)
590.  Being Julia  (23 July)
589.  Stores inconvenienced  (14 July)
588.  Concerning those tall guys  (8 July)
587.  Is that so?  (1 July)
586.  Citizen inaction  (24 June)
585.  Capital ideas  (16 June)
584.  Ballad of four dollars  (9 June)
583.  Thoroughly modern malaise  (1 June)
582.  Jack, Ted and me  (25 May)
581.  Drawbridge players  (17 May)
580.  Nearly contemporary  (9 May)
579.  Revisiting the character issue  (1 May)
578.  Welcome to the wake  (23 April)
577.  On being bitter  (15 April)
576.  Even dozen  (9 April)
575.  For sale: one life  (1 April)
574.  A sliver of faith  (23 March)
573.  I don’t get it  (16 March)
572.  Every breath you take  (8 March)
571.  Red dots and black spots  (1 March)
570.  The place has space  (22 February)
569.  This old heart of mine  (14 February)
568.  Straw: penultimate plus one  (8 February)
567.  Wandering in Obama Nation  (1 February)
566.  Eternal Revenue  (21 January)
565.  The thing with feathers is flighty  (14 January)
564.  A meth lab would be easier  (7 January)
563.  Repeating myself  (1 January)

2007

562.  Chasing the big leagues  (24 December)
561.  The lure of the inner circle  (16 December)
560.  I love you, now power down  (9 December)
559.  14:40 or fight  (1 December)
558.  Random birthday references  (25 November)
557.  Signing up  (17 November)
556.  The Sonics affair  (7 November)
555.  Filling in the blanks  (1 November)
554.  Avoiding obsolescence  (23 October)
553.  Older yet no wiser  (15 October)
552.  Stressbusters  (8 October)
551.  More hits, more often  (1 October)
550.  Smog and other four-letter words  (23 September)
549.  Getting over the Benz  (16 September)
548.  Only the young die good  (9 September)
547.  The Perspective is Total  (1 September)
546.  Shadow of the Repo Man  (25 August)
545.  Ahem  (16 August)
544.  A whole new D word  (8 August)
543.  Hegemonic distortion  (1 August)
542.  Dead in the water  (25 July)
541.  Random road thoughts  (17 July)
540.  Damns ungiven  (9 July)
539.  Of eggs and baskets  (1 July)
538.  The “Summer of Love”  (23 June)
537.  Through twelve payments  (17 June)
536.  Fake plastic trees  (10 June)
535.  G whizzing  (1 June)
534.  Depends  (23 May)
533.  10 things I hate about you  (14 May)
532.  The girl in the locker room  (7 May)
531.  Silent screen  (1 May)
530.  All I want for Christmas is a howitzer  (23 April)
529.  All you zombies  (16 April)
528.  Some actual Democratic reforms  (7 April)
527.  Blue-oval blues  (1 April)
526.  True confessions  (24 March)
525.  Advice to the General  (16 March)
524.  Paradigms loused  (7 March)
523.  If you see me getting smaller  (1 March)
522.  Dating across the aisle  (24 February)
521.  Quick and dirty position paper  (16 February)
520.  We’ve been railroaded  (8 February)
519.  A little less understanding  (1 February)
518.  Rethinking things in the O.C.  (22 January)
517.  A soul whose intentions are good  (15 January)
516.  Color me irritated  (8 January)
515.  How many snarks in a boojum?  (1 January)

2006

514.  Stuff I’ve done  (22 December)
513.  A roof over my head  (16 December)
512.  Seventeen reasons  (8 December)
511.  Solitary man  (1 December)
510.  Revised inventory  (25 November)
509.  Snap out of it  (17 November)
508.  Random election thoughts  (9 November)
507.  Being watched  (1 November)
506.  Mallets aforethought  (24 October)
505.  Four out of four  (16 October)
504.  Pretty damn good, actually  (8 October)
503.  A time for generosity  (1 October)
502.  Four-part yawp  (24 September)
501.  What you see is what you get  (17 September)
500.  The return of Grinch Neutron  (9 September)
499.  Got anything for congestion?  (1 September)
498.  Vermont needs sunblock  (23 August)
497.  Signs of stupidity  (14 August)
496.  A sense of proportion  (8 August)
495.  Unmoved  (1 August)
494.  Sneering at the Reaper  (24 July)
493.  Not Super, but heroes  (16 July)
492.  Executing executives  (8 July)
491.  The sound of silence  (1 July)
490.  How (not) to buy a car  (22 June)
489.  Verse, free and otherwise  (16 June)
488.  An awful lot of solitaire  (9 June)
487.  Songs in the key of me  (1 June)
486.  A unified theory of driving  (21 May)
485.  The Democrats order something domestic  (14 May)
484.  Gas pains  (8 May)
483.  It’s another freaking clip show  (1 May)
482.  Another position paper  (23 April)
481.  Getting off the Envy Express  (15 April)
480.  Rabbit transient  (8 April)
479.  Closure finds an opening  (1 April)
478.  Charles in charge, so to speak  (23 March)
477.  The once and future Hornets  (13 March)
476.  Introducing Oklahoma FetusTrak™  (6 March)
475.  Piecework  (1 March)
474.  Can’t buy me love  (20 February)
473.  The man with the books  (13 February)
472.  Things I’d like to see  (8 February)
471.  Just one of the guys  (1 February)
470.  The element of surprise  (22 January)
469.  They said they want a revolution  (15 January)
468.  All the plastic I can stand  (7 January)
467.  SWAGs for the new year  (1 January)

2005

466.  Retirement: myth or chimera?  (25 December)
465.  The sports vegetable  (17 December)
464.  Monkeying with awards  (9 December)
463.  Love unseen (the finale?)  (1 December)
462.  Fifty-two pickup  (25 November)
461.  Parting gift  (18 November)
460.  MoDo and me  (7 November)
459.  So-called “inclusionary zoning”  (1 November)
458.  Some call it “news”  (22 October)
457.  Knocking on Heaven’s door  (16 October)
456.  Answering the unasked  (8 October)
455.  Love unseen (an unexpected sequel)  (1 October)
454.  With 2008 in mind  (22 September)
453.  Let’s play Duopoly  (15 September)
452.  Don’t even say it  (8 September)
451.  To miss New Orleans  (1 September)
450.  Poll axe  (23 August)
449.  Escaping a black hole  (14 August)
448.  A lover who won’t drive her crazy  (5 August)
447.  Indulge me  (1 August)
446.  Spending my Lotto winnings  (24 July)
445.  Love unseen  (16 July)
444.  On being a hick  (8 July)
443.  Why I don’t teach  (1 July)
442.  The postwar era  (23 June)
441.  Ten over  (16 June)
440.  Doing without  (8 June)
439.  Staking a claim  (1 June)
438.  Samantha and me  (22 May)
437.  It’s a freaking clip show  (15 May)
436.  I fought the lawn and the lawn won  (7 May)
435.  Those were then, these are now  (1 May)
434.  Local environmental concerns  (25 April)
433.  Downtown  (19 April)
432.  Number 9…  (9 April)
431.  Medium dudgeon  (1 April)
430.  A “living won’t”  (23 March)
429.  Notes from a darkened room  (16 March)
428.  Look through any window  (9 March)
427.  Masters of eminent domain  (1 March)
426.  Traffic duty now for the future  (22 February)
425.  The dancer and the bird  (15 February)
424.  Brown shoes don’t make it  (8 February)
423.  Be vewy qwiet, we’re hunting wevenues  (1 February)
422.  When it’s time for Roe to go  (23 January)
421.  The changing face of Capitol Hill  (15 January)
420.  Janu-weary  (9 January)
419.  The year in review  (1 January)

2004

418.  Shut up and write the check  (22 December)
417.  Tales of a city  (16 December)
416.  Moderately centered  (8 December)
415.  Did I say that?  (1 December)
414.  NYC vs. OKC  (24 November)
413.  Adding preservatives  (14 November)
412.  Thou shalt buy health insurance  (7 November)
411.  What are you wearing?  (1 November)
410.  Answering the state questions  (23 October)
409.  1979 and all that  (17 October)
408.  Pricing the sacred tablets  (9 October)
407.  Vioxxic shock  (1 October)
406.  Less of me  (24 September)
405.  Chat-room jackassery  (15 September)
404.  The call of the road  (8 September)
403.  Good girls don’t  (1 September)
402.  Why radio sucks  (22 August)
401.  Waiting: the hardest part?  (17 August)
400.  Four hundred  (9 August)
399.  Position paper  (1 August)
398.  Dressed for the Party  (22 July)
397.  Halfway cultured  (14 July)
396.  White on white, lace on satin  (7 July)
395.  Questionable joints  (1 July)
394.  TV or not TV  (24 June)
393.  Looking to the sky  (15 June)
392.  Goodbye, Dutch  (8 June)
391.  Cracking a smile  (1 June)
390.  Stitchless  (24 May)
389.  There’s always another moron  (15 May)
388.  Not down with G.O.P.  (9 May)
387.  Hurt so bad  (1 May)
386.  The two-TrackBacked beast  (23 April)
385.  Some call it “democracy”  (15 April)
384.  The bronze age  (9 April)
383.  It’s still cheap gas  (1 April)
382.  Is there a “soul mate”?  (19 March)
381.  Rating the road warriors  (15 March)
380.  Big boardroom bucks  (9 March)
379.  Going unheard  (1 March)
378.  Our next mayor  (21 February)
377.  A case against Section 8  (16 February)
376.  All alone am I  (8 February)
375.  Flakier than a biscuit  (1 February)
374.  Created equal  (25 January)
373.  A Democrat adrift  (19 January)
372.  Scams R Them  (9 January)
371.  Starting all over again  (1 January)

2003

370.  Home at last  (26 December)
369.  Splendor in the crass  (16 December)
368.  Ten years in the making  (7 December)
367.  Phone-y baloney  (1 December)
366.  L  (25 November)
365.  Rejecting the New Urbanism  (17 November)
364.  Countdown for the Democrats  (9 November)
363.  Fallible memory  (1 November)
362.  Why buy now?  (25 October)
361.  It’s a clean machine  (18 October)
360.  Looking for a home  (10 October)
359.  Things to do  (1 October)
358.  Dear MasterCard  (23 September)
357.  Such a jealous guy  (18 September)
356.  Get over it, they say  (11 September)
355.  Spam, spam, spam  (1 September)
354.  Do I love where I live?  (23 August)
353.  Why textbooks suck  (16 August)
352.  Fearful symmetry  (8 August)
351.  Losing a second sister  (1 August)
350.  Small-town self-preservation  (24 July)
349.  Two girls for one confused boy  (13 July)
348.  The classical biz  (8 July)
347.  When you walk in the room  (1 July)
346.  Hardware lust  (24 June)
345.  If I were a rich man  (15 June)
344.  Raging at the road  (8 June)
343.  Forward into the past  (1 June)
342.  FCC tinkering  (25 May)
341.  Dabbling in romance  (18 May)
340.  My prayer  (8 May)
339.  Two of us  (1 May)
338.  250,000 words — for what?  (24 April)
337.  Junk from Jesse Jr.  (17 April)
336.  It was seven years ago today  (9 April)
335.  A letter from a fool  (1 April)
334.  Portrait of a dying shopping center  (24 March)
333.  Why are we here?  (16 March)
332.  Finding drive at Consumer Reports  (8 March)
331.  Fear of moving  (1 March)
330.  A bend in the long and winding road  (22 February)
329.  The Burdon of self-reinvention  (14 February)
328.  Click here at your peril  (8 February)
327.  Super-duper Mini Cooper  (1 February)
326.  I’m entitled, dammit  (24 January)
325.  Still using that greasy Vent stuff  (17 January)
324.  Sliding rightward  (8 January)
323.  Pessimized for maximum efficiency  (1 January)

2002

322.  Hue and cry  (22 December)
321.  Wavelengths, then and now  (14 December)
320.  Porn: just a four-letter word?  (8 December)
319.  Beyond the Terrible Twos  (1 December)
318.  Facing the final fear  (25 November)
317.  The words (and paper) of Jenk Jones  (17 November)
316.  The Rime of the Ancient Democrat  (9 November)
315.  Taking the initiatives  (1 November)
314.  Sandy turns two, sort of  (19 October)
313.  Found on road, dead  (15 October)
312.  Summer of Love plus 35  (8 October)
311.  Credit for Mr Tsuris  (1 October)
310.  Riding the Diversity Train  (22 September)
309.  Creeping agoraphobia  (16 September)
308.  The chain stops here  (8 September)
307.  Living on Central time  (1 September)
306.  Response to a diatribe  (19 August)
305.  Survey says (Part Deux)  (13 August)
304.  Bazaar musings  (9 August)
303.  The Proust Questionnaire  (1 August)
302.  Things I like  (26 July)
301.  Last exit before toll  (15 July)
300.  On the subject of women  (6 July)
299.  DaimlerChrysler comes down with the Benz  (1 July)
298.  The hidden cost of competence  (23 June)
297.  Do we need more bloggers?  (15 June)
296.  Joni is forty  (8 June)
295.  Insensible, dispensible me  (1 June)
294.  A waist is a terrible thing to mind  (24 May)
293.  And tell Tchaikovsky the news  (16 May)
292.  The view from north of Mulholland  (8 May)
291.  The ballad of Sewer City  (1 May)
290.  The Left opts for irrelevance  (21 April)
289.  The bloggers and me  (14 April)
288.  Now we are six  (9 April)
287.  In search of a stable Middle East  (1 April)
286.  No help from McCain-Feingold  (24 March)
285.  Highway star  (16 March)
284.  Lessons learned from engineers  (9 March)
283.  The George Bailey experiment  (1 March)
282.  Briefly noted: the sequel  (23 February)
281.  The Sixties and me  (15 February)
280.  Oh, what a lovely war  (9 February)
279.  Topical paradise  (1 February)
278.  Is it all Mom’s fault?  (24 January)
277.  Off the road with Jim Hightower  (17 January)
276.  Retiring and shy  (9 January)
275.  From host to host  (1 January)

2001

274.  The gift that used to be  (25 December)
273.  Land of 1000 stances  (18 December)
272.  Caught in the mailstrom  (8 December)
271.  All things must pass  (1 December)
270.  Occupational therapy  (25 November)
269.  Everybody must get stones  (17 November)
268.  Come in, Five-O  (8 November)
267.  NOW and “equal time”  (1 November)
266.  Thistle while you work  (24 October)
265.  Twelve months in a 626  (18 October)
264.  Red ink, white and blue  (9 October)
263.  Life after Prodigy  (1 October)
262.  Survey says  (23 September)
261.  On the third day  (13 September)
260.  Less than best-laid plans  (9 September)
259.  Wrung around the collar  (1 September)
258.  Life’s illusions I recall  (26 August)
257.  Saving General Motors  (18 August)
256.  The urge to merge  (9 August)
255.  It’s a living, sorta  (1 August)
254.  Two paths diverged  (23 July)
253.  If 6 was 9  (16 July)
252.  Tour de farce  (8 July)
251.  Scream freeze  (1 July)
250.  Defending the SUV  (23 June)
249.  Old yolks at home  (17 June)
248.  In a CD part of town  (10 June)
247.  Installation row  (1 June)
246.  Crisis? What crisis?  (23 May)
245.  Enlightenment strikes  (15 May)
244.  Wiener rap  (8 May)
243.  Getting testy  (1 May)
242.  Scenes from the boondocks  (21 April)
241.  The Addr caper  (14 April)
240.  Semi-decadent  (9 April)
239.  All in the (extended) family  (1 April)
238.  Free advice  (23 March)
237.  Shamefully yours  (16 March)
236.  Consumer retorts  (9 March)
235.  Political jock itch  (1 March)
234.  Wheels of misfortune  (25 February)
233.  2-4-6-8, everybody litigate  (14 February)
232.  W. tosses me a coin  (9 February)
231.  By design  (1 February)
230.  The ultimate tax cut  (25 January)
229.  One more last letter  (17 January)
228.  On Car and Driver  (8 January)
227.  Don’t hold your breath  (1 January)

2000

226.  Three memories  (25 December)
225.  Dubya pleasure  (16 December)
224.  I am he as you are he  (8 December)
223.  Credo  (1 December)
222.  Taking inventory  (25 November)
221.  In memory of Brenda  (18 November)
220.  Winter blues  (9 November)
219.  Sandy settles in  (1 November)
218.  Sitting on the fence  (22 October)
217.  Inarticulate speech of the heart  (8 October)
216.  The check is in the mail  (2 October)
215.  Government snooping — privatized?  (1 October)
214.  Some Babbling about DOS  (24 September)
213.  Driven away from Nader  (15 September)
212.  Like, so mature  (8 September)
211.  It’s not easy voting Green  (1 September)
210.  Mettle fatigue  (22 August)
209.  A dollop of polyps  (15 August)
208.  Dowager hunt  (6 August)
207.  Sing a song of Oman  (1 August)
206.  This land of broken dreams  (24 July)
205.  On golden calves (and shins)  (15 July)
204.  What’s wrong with Mazda?  (4 July)
203.  The cussedness of customers  (1 July)
202.  Colon contemplation  (26 June)
201.  These fuelish things  (17 June)
200.  Hits and misses  (9 June)
199.  The Marquis of Mercury rules  (1 June)
198.  The War on Guns  (22 May)
197.  Flirting for fun and degradation  (15 May)
196.  A touch of truckulence  (8 May)
195.  thissucks.com  (1 May)
194.  With this ring  (23 April)
193.  Only a pawn in their game  (16 April)
192.  A neighborhood undarkened  (9 April)
191.  An unhealthy obsession  (1 April)
190.  For want of a ring  (24 March)
189.  Primary improvements?  (15 March)
188.  Marriage redefined  (6 March)
187.  Fringe with no benefits  (1 March)
186.  A modest abortion proposal  (20 February)
185.  In need of bodywork  (15 February)
184.  Briefly noted  (7 February)
183.  Odds are  (1 February)
182.  Ticker shock  (23 January)
181.  My own personal agenda  (18 January)
180.  The GOP cranks it up  (9 January)
179.  So what’s so urgent?  (1 January)

1999

178.  2000: A Space For Idiocy  (26 December)
177.  The Santa Claus monopoly  (18 December)
176.  Gunfire at Fort Gibson  (8 December)
175.  Houses of the halfway  (1 December)
174.  Has Jesse Jackson lost it?  (23 November)
173.  Finding continuity  (11 November)
172.  Dying inside  (7 November)
171.  Romantic delusions  (1 November)
170.  Driving through a loophole  (24 October)
169.  Myth vs. Microsoft  (16 October)
168.  Fees to meet you  (9 October)
167.  Quayle ascendant  (1 October)
166.  Missed opportunities  (24 September)
165.  Semper lo-fi  (17 September)
164.  Molly, one year later  (9 September)
163.  Picturing Stereo Review  (1 September)
162.  Divvying up the surplus  (22 August)
161.  Straw polls in the wind  (15 August)
160.  The so-called “email tax”  (8 August)
159.  White men can’t spew?  (1 August)
158.  Musings on JFK, Jr.  (25 July)
157.  White Knight at the Black Tower  (18 July)
156.  More stations, fewer owners  (9 July)
155.  Balancing supply and demand  (1 July)
154.  Don’t play that song!  (22 June)
153.  Manson takes on Littleton  (14 June)
152.  Artificial unintelligence  (7 June)
151.  Starting to let go  (1 June)
150.  Sweeps, then leftovers  (24 May)
149.  Where the dweebs are  (16 May)
148.  Press F5 to decimate  (9 May)
147.  Schmucks, Sooner style  (1 May)
146.  The bidder and the sweet  (25 April)
145.  That Saturday, that spring  (19 April)
144.  Three years of this  (9 April)
143.  Freedom of shrieks  (1 April)
142.  Balkanized again  (25 March)
141.  Mixed emotions  (17 March)
140.  Sticker schlock  (9 March)
139.  Clinton vs. Giuliani?  (1 March)
138.  Ebert without Siskel  (21 February)
137.  Headline Hustler  (15 February)
136.  This is not a valentine  (7 February)
135.  Trust us  (1 February)
134.  Prodigy Classic fades away  (24 January)
133.  Clouded crystal  (17 January)
132.  You call this news?  (8 January)
131.  Weakened worrier  (1 January)

1998

130.  Counting down to 15 minutes  (26 December)
129.  One last letter  (19 December)
128.  Teenaged at thirty-two  (9 December)
127.  In the realm of the Census  (1 December)
126.  Future tense  (25 November)
125.  Disconnecting the Speaker  (17 November)
124.  Molly and me  (10 November)
123.  An excess of virtue  (4 November)
122.  Unexpected green  (25 October)
121.  Distended warranty  (15 October)
120.  Political neckstrain  (9 October)
119.  Deficit attention disorder  (1 October)
118.  Unmotivated voters  (26 September)
117.  Servile rights  (17 September)
116.  Deals on wheels  (8 September)
115.  A very low-key campaign  (1 September)
114.  Convenient fictions  (24 August)
113.  A power play  (18 August)
112.  Summer surprises  (9 August)
111.  Presidential stains  (1 August)
110.  Crazy from the heat  (25 July)
109.  One pill makes you larger  (17 July)
108.  Point of View-ed  (10 July)
107.  The extinction of Eagle  (1 July)
106.  Steven Brill and Content  (22 June)
105.  The heat from global warming  (15 June)
104.  Overhead scams  (“World Currency Cartel”)  (7 June)
103.  Local radio, wherever that is  (1 June)
102.  Forever, Incorporated  (25 May)
101.  Who wants to know?  (18 May)
100.  The century mark  (10 May)
  99.  Dawn (go away?)  (1 May)
  98.  TFM and how to R  (25 April)
  97.  Murrah plus three  (19 April)
  96.  Litigation 101  (9 April)
  95.  Dummies and dumber  (1 April)
  94.  Private vs Social Security  (23 March)
  93.  Martyr, he wrote  (16 March)
  92.  20 years of LaserDisc  (9 March)
  91.  Non-politicians  (1 March)
  90.  Iraq and a hard place  (22 February)
  89.  And the winner is  (15 February)
  88.  One step forward, one step down  (8 February)
  87.  Karla Faye Tucker  (1 February)
  86.  I witness news no more  (25 January)
  85.  Bucking the IMF  (18 January)
  84.  Seeing wed  (9 January)
  83.  Not rated  (1 January)

1997

  82.  Back to Beta  (20 December)
  81.  Unto us is born…  (14 December)
  80.  The buying game  (7 December)
  79.  The deal on McBeal  (1 December)
  78.  Two score and four  (23 November)
  77.  Congress calls it a day  (16 November)
  76.  O me of little faith  (8 November)
  75.  Stairway to heaven  (1 November)
  74.  Blows against the Empire  (25 October)
  73.  Meet the Beetles  (18 October)
  72.  A better way to buy votes  (8 October)
  71.  Resisting standards  (1 October)
  70.  The future on Channel 62  (22 September)
  69.  Miss America, indeed  (15 September)
  68.  Farewell, English Rose  (8 September)
  67.  Thoughts on Labor Day  (1 September)
  66.  A trip to Coldwater Creek  (24 August)
  65.  Three groups, zero clues  (17 August)
  64.  Applesauce for Bill  (10 August)
  63.  Bipartisan?  (1 August)
  62.  Block that kid  (26 July)
  61.  4th rock from the sun  (16 July)
  60.  The righteous pervert  (7 July)
  59.  Hardly working  (1 July)
  58.  Sheep vs Mouse  (22 June)
  57.  Do you, Mr Jones?  (15 June)
  56.  A three-ring media circus  (8 June)
  55.  Boiling point  (1 June)
  54.  How I spent my weekend  (25 May)
  53.  Smile, you’re on Caller ID  (17 May)
  52.  Growing up at high speed  (11 May)
  51.  An outing with Ellen  (1 May)
  50.  Gag me with an order  (24 April)
  49.  1 for you, 19 for me  (15 April)
  48.  One year on  (7 April)
  47.  Believe it some more  (1 April)
  46.  Believe it  (24 March)
  45.  Erratic censor readings  (17 March)
  44.  If it moves, tax it  (8 March)
  43.  Is spring sprung?  (2 March)
  42.  A question of balance  (24 February)
  41.  TV-BFD  (16 February)
  40.  End of the Z era  (9 February)
  39.  The D words  (1 February)
  38.  Correspondingly beautiful  (25 January)
  37.  Hey, hey, Paula  (16 January)
  36.  The white stuff  (8 January)
  35.  At least it’s over  (1 January)

1996

  34.  Tears for fears  (23 December)
  33.  Something not to worry about  (16 December)
  32.  Suck-y writing  (7 December)
  31.  Land of the Fledgling Women  (30 November)
  30.  No thanks  (25 November)
  29.  Stuff “B” Costly  (16 November)
  28.  The smoke having cleared  (9 November)
  27.  Can we avoid this in 2000?  (29 October)
  26.  Campaign-finance reform  (20 October)
  25.  Climate uncontrolled  (14 October)
  24.  Prohibition redux  (10 October)
  23.  Perot and the debates  (30 September)
  22.  Bob, approaching Bill-hood  (20 September)
  21.  Electric youth, unplugged  (10 September)
  20.  The next Bad Law  (1 September)
  19.  Smokes for the kiddies  (25 August)
  18.  Insufficient writer’s block  (17 August)
  17.  Geeze  (11 August)
  16.  Welfare deform  (3 August)
  15.  Keating for Vice-President?  (27 July)
  14.  The spectre of Reform  (20 July)
  13.  Lunch meat, it ain’t  (9 July)
  12.  TV at its purest  (21 June)
  11.  Other ill-tempered wretches  (16 June)
  10.  Soonerland follies  (9 June)
    9.  The real character issue  (1 June)
    8.  Amendment 2: good riddance  (22 May)
    7.  New life in old Dole  (18 May)
    6.  Ducking controversies  (11 May)
    5.  A political gas shortage?  (1 May)
    4.  Cyberthis, cyberthat  (26 April)
    3.  Don’t call me, Ishmael  (19 April)
    2.  Market Yahoo(s)  (13 April)
    1.  Keeping the bombing alive  (9 April)

Um, the what?