Weekend Edition: 7-8

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Junkie Running Dry (“Some people simply cannot handle the fact that Donald Trump was elected president. One of those people is Donald Trump.”)

Legal Idiocy of the Week

A Kenyan lawyer is — for the third time no less — suing Israel, Italy, and long dead historical figures for […]

Weekend Edition: 7-1

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Trump’s Lies (“Sometimes, Trump can’t even keep his untruths straight.”)

The Dark Rigidity of Fundamentalist Rural America (“…rural Americans don’t understand the causes of their own situations and fears and they have shown no interest in finding out.”)

Legal Question of the Week

How can New York […]

Weekend Edition: 6-24

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Two-And-a-Half Minutes to Midnight: Our Fear of Nukes and How We Got Here (“… the Doomsday Clock now indicates the world is the closest it has been to disaster since 1953.”)

Blog Headline of the Week

Pundits talk their Ossoff

Bookish Linkage

What are the ethics of a novel […]

Weekend Edition: 6-17

Bulletin Board

Today marks the return of My Commonplace Book and Curmudgeon’s Gallery, both with several new items

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Had a good think lately? (“The vast army of electronic devices surrounding us has proven an able ally to our fear of thinking.”)

The Normalization of Conspiracy Culture (“Donald Trump […]

Weekend Edition: 6-10

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

How Did ‘Witch Hunt’ Become the Complaint of the Powerful? (“The central paradox of modern witch hunts is that those who claim to be the victims, like Nixon, are often the ones most enthusiastic about carrying them out.”)

Make America, America again (“A loose translation of ‘America first’ […]

Weekend Edition: 6-3

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Elitism Is Liberalism’s Biggest Problem (“…elite liberals need to recognize a fundamental truth: All of these people in middle America, even the actual liberals, have very different sensibilities than elite liberals who live on the coasts.”)

Bookish Linkage

What is a library?

Why banning Thirteen Reasons Why doesn’t […]