Okay, here's a few things in the blogsphere I need to link:
First, two from Zen Archery. Ellis has a fairly interesting and graphic piece that winds up being a pretty good response to the irony-mongers. Essentially: "You are going to die." Not exactly the response that I would immediately offer, as there's nothing like a small dose of death to take the edge off a guy, it isn't entirely inappropriate. Second, he notes Elliot Smith is dead, apparently of suicide, and has a few appropos comments to make.
The other thing I need to link to is Mesh's recent