Cliches

Let's Kill All the Hawks and Doves! As Lazy Metaphors, That Is.
November 25, 2013

It's time for new stand-ins for war hawks and peace doves.

Fourteen Tech Founders NOT Wearing Hoodies
May 22, 2013

In the wake of Yahoo's Tumblr acquisition, the New York Times has a mini-profile of David Karp, the microblogging site's founder. We are informed, in no fewer than three places, of Karp's predilection for casual wear.

Every President Since Nixon Has Been 'Nixonian'
May 15, 2013

A brief history of media hyperbole.