Perhaps weary of these twisted writeups, Andrew Ian Dodge has titled the 325th Carnival of the Vanities “Part Whatever.”

I can’t say as I blame him. In the history of mankind are scores of recurring events that somebody thought went on for far too long. Constantine I, for example, moved to abolish gladiator games in 325, to not much discernible effect.



  1. McGehee »

    13 March 2009 · 9:17 am

    Who cares, they were always changing gladiator names.

  2. CGHill »

    13 March 2009 · 9:29 am

    “I am,” said Spartacus.

  3. McGehee »

    13 March 2009 · 11:35 am

    And no one heard at all, not even the cathedra.

  4. CGHill »

    14 March 2009 · 7:07 pm

    Knee-deep in the tap-root manuscripts, are we?

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