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At Bluey's Café...

... you can talk all night. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Bluey, Ann Althouse


At the Rattatz Café...

... go ahead and talk about whatever you like. I hope you get a glimpse of the Super Worm Moon. It's too overcast for us here at Meadhouse, but we did get a good look at this morning's moonset, so that almost counts.Please remember to use the Althouse Portal to Amazon when you're purchasing your various worldly goods. The portal link is always there in the sidebar.Thanks to all who've gotten into the swing of the new comments policy, which puts everything through moderation and has worked real...
Tags: Amazon, Law, Drawing, Moon, Rats, Ann Althouse, Meadhouse, the Althouse comments community


"What does a rat look like when he’s listening to himself being a rat in a room full of people who know he’s a rat..."?

I have another passage from Tom Wolfe's "Bonfire of the Vanities" (for those of you who've been reading along with me). This is  97% of the way through the book, the main character Sherman McCoy is listening as a tape he made is played in the judge's chambers. The point of view shifts, in the end of the first paragraph, from Sherman to the prosecutor (Kramer):In this sad moldering little room were seven other men, seven other organisms, hundreds of pounds of tissue and bone, breathing, pumping b...
Tags: Law, Yale, Rats, Sherman, Kramer, McCoy, Tom Wolfe, Sherman McCoy, Ann Althouse, the Bonfire project


At the Light Gray Café...

... you can stay up all night. And you can shop at Amazon through the Althouse Portal. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse, Light Gray Café


At the Frisky Wild Café...

... you can do your own interpretation. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


At the Chartreuse Café,,,

... you can stay up talking.And you can buy things through the Althouse Portal to Amazon. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse, Althouse Portal to Amazon


At Ratty's Café...

... I'm sure you've got plenty left to talk about.And stuff to buy at Amazon — through the Althouse Portal. I just bought an 8-pack of Tiny But Mighty popcorn. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse, Althouse Portal


At the Staring Bug-Eyed Café...

... you can lurch and talk to yourself all night.And remember to use the Althouse Portal to Amazon buy your copy of "Bonfire of the Vanities" or whatever else you might need keep to keep going in this crazy world. I'll recommend Squeaky Clean mouthwash and not just because mice squeak. I like the way it looks. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse, Althouse Portal to Amazon


At the Friday Café...

... you can talk all night. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


At the Magenta Café...

... you can talk all night. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse, Magenta Café


At the Ratsby Café...

... She must have broken her rule against drinking that night, for when she arrived she was stupid with liquor and unable to understand that the ambulance had already gone to Flushing. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse, reference to the Gatsby project


At the Purple Rat Café...

... I only want to see you laughing. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


At the Talking Rat Café...

... surely you can keep up your end of the conversation. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


At the Raturday Night Café...

... we're electrified at the prospect of all-night conversation.And please be a doll and use the Althouse Portal to Amazon if you need to buy anything. A nice men's towel wrap maybe. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


At the Green-Eyed Cafe...

... you can talk all night.As for news of my left eye — it's 20/20. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Eyes, Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse, Green Eyed Cafe


At the Bright Eyes Café...

... you can see your way clear. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


At the Bloodshot Café...

... you can talk all night. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


At the Saturday Night Café...

... keep the conversation going. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


At the Blue Eye Café...

... talk about whatever you want.And please take note of the Althouse Portal to Amazon that is always there in the sidebar. Something I just bought and used with minimal pain is Turbotax. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse, Blue Eye Café


At the Coldest Night Café...

... take care! [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


At Pinky's Café....

... you can talk all you like.And, by the way, have you noticed I've taken down all the ads? But I'm still offering the Althouse Portal to Amazon, which is always over there in the sidebar. Thanks for using it! [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Law, Drawing, Rats, Pinky, Ann Althouse, Althouse Portal


At the Coldest Night Café,,,

... take care! [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


"Sign on the wall at Smirky's Café: 'Please Don't Punch The Rats.'"

Writes Bob Boyd in last night's "Smirky's Café" — the one with the smirking rat...This is for you, Bob Boyd: [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse, Bob Boyd


At Smirky's Café...

... you can talk all night. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


At the Freezing Cold Café...

... we're just trying to make it through this crazy week!Remember the Althouse Portal to Amazon. Here's that "Amazon jacket" I read everyone loves. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse, Althouse Portal to Amazon Here


At the Rationality Café...

... don't think too hard.And don't forget to use the Althouse Portal — which you can always find in the sidebar — if you've got something you need to buy at Amazon. I've taken down all the ads on this blog, so please think of me when you're doing your Amazon shopping. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Amazon, Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


At the Green Rat Café...

... it's nice to see you here. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


At the Smirking Rat Café...

... you're in my space. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Smiling, Ann Althouse


At the Purple Eyes Café...

... you can talk all night. [Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Drawing, Rats, Ann Althouse


Rat magnet.

[Author: [email protected] (Ann Althouse)]
Tags: Law, Rats, Ann Althouse, photos by Meade



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