Keep this in mind the next time someone tries to police the borders of comedy.
Stick to improving the number of female bylines and reviewed authors.
Wanted: Personal Assistant. Ivy League Degree Required.
April 07, 2015
A distinction needs to be made between the jobs that exploit and the ones that just disappoint.
Cynthia Ozick's argument makes no sense in today's literary economy.
A Half-Baked Homage to Nicholson Baker
March 24, 2015
Critcism that is as much about the act of writing as the book.
His latest colleciton of essays, Poetry Notebook, is a masterful argument for the importance of poetry.
Never Count on the Supreme Court to Protect Voting Rights
March 21, 2015
History shows that a vigorous Court simply isn't enough to protect voting rights.
A Heretic Grows in Brooklyn
March 18, 2015
The latest installation of the ex-Orthodox genre may be the best book yet.
How Did Sex Become So Boring?
March 16, 2015
Once a political act, it's now all about self-discovery.
But are they vultures instead?