October 19, 2014
Show me a writer who hasn’t felt savaged, misunderstood, unfairly attacked, or completely misread by an Amazon reviewer, and I’ll show you a writer whose books live in shoeboxes under her bed.
Hysteria over a handful of cases? Check. Scapegoating of immigrants and public health officials? Check.
There’s simply extremism, which some Muslims have embraced.
A growing body of literature suggests that fear make people’s political outlook more conservative.
Obama came into office promising to improve relations with the Muslim world. It didn't go exactly as planned.
Marilynne Robinson is one of the great religious novelists, not only of our age, but any age.
At least at Trinity College, she doesn't exist. And that's a problem for Greek system reformers.
October 18, 2014
Actually, the crime was worse than the cover-up.
October 17, 2014
If masculinity were a product, then Italian-American masculinity—florid, violent, hungry for respect, as thin-skinned as Italian sausage—would be the brand leader, thanks to the movies.
Art can often reach places that politics cannot.
Should science fiction writers be sending their first drafts to the patent office?
Joni Ernst really doesn't respect poor people.
Sheer bravery, in images.
In a word: calmly.
Spoiler: Pretty much everybody should cut the cord.
“I come as a poet to call upon a poet,” Wilde said, when Whitman opened his door.
Grounding planes doesn't keep the disease isolated.
The new Ebola czar is a manager, not a doctor.
You'll help keep ERs clear—and give yourself peace of mind.
But you don't need a hazmat suit to travel
The disease is even affecting us in our sleep.
October 16, 2014
"We survived the communist times, Stalin, Lenin. We will survive this Putin too."
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Don't write him off because you think his poetry is silly.
Careful you don't get sucked into Relapse Bay!