Book Review: The Radium Girls by Kate Moore

Both as an attorney and in my past life as a journalist, I learned how to research. I also discovered two often overlooked keys in researching a subject, ones I tried to pass on to new attorneys. The first is that you often can research forever so you need to learn when to stop diving […]

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 […]

Book Review: The Show That Never Ends by David Weigel

All right, I owned or own six Emerson Lake and Palmer LPs, six Yes LPs, King Crimson’s In the Court of the Crimson King, three (yes, three!!) Rick Wakeman solo albums and a handful of other progressive rock albums. There’s probably a half dozen or more such albums on my iPod right now. Caught up […]

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’ […]