How we spend our time

There’s a new map floating around the web based on a survey several years ago on the average number of hours spent reading each week in 30 countries. It probably won’t shock a lot of people to learn that the U.S. is in the fourth of five tiers on the map.

According to something […]

Weekend Edition: 3-8

Bulletin Board

Today is the National Day of Unplugging — although if you’re reading this, you’re not unplugged

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Stop Defending the Humanities (“This negative stereotyping [the ‘liberal intellectual’takes wing, in part, from the sense that humanities academics and the students whom they send into the professions acquire their privilege […]

Death of a friend

I received word this morning that a friend and law partner of mine, Monte Walz, died last night. It wasn’t totally unexpected. He had a cardiac event during a medical procedure about week ago and had been in a coma since. And while Monte struggled with a variety of medical conditions for several years, it […]

Weekend Edition: 3-1

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Life after Guantanamo prison (“I stopped strangers on the street in Kabul and other provinces of Afghanistan to ask if they had heard of Manhattan or the World Trade Centre. Few of them had. But all of them knew about Guantanamo.”)

An Unthinkably Modern Miracle (“Like poverty or […]