News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Febrile, Infantile, and Juvenile Headlines WILL DRESDEN BURN...

High Life

Gin Palaces Reconsidered

Gin Palaces Reconsidered

According to W. Somerset Maugham, materially one must live on the razor’s edge...

Cultural Caviar

The Emperor’s Nice Clothes

The Emperor’s Nice Clothes

Robert Mugabe, sempiternal president of Zimbabwe, was recently booed and jeered in...

Modern Weapons

The Death of Discussion

The Death of Discussion

Remember Monty Python’s “Argument Clinic,” where Michael Palin is trying to...

Travel

Romanian Holiday

Romanian Holiday

Rains finally came. The dog days came to a pause for two days, but Bucharest was...

Cultural Caviar

A Warmed-Over Crusade

A Warmed-Over Crusade

Maybe the world is waiting for another Clinton to move back into the White House,...

News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Jarring, Scarring, and Alarming Headlines DO BLACK LIVES MATTER...

Opinion

Ain’t It the Truth

Ain’t It the Truth

What part do truth and evidence play in our beliefs? A larger part in ours than in...

High Life

The Short Smoker Strikes Again

The Short Smoker Strikes Again

These are the languid, sensuous days of summer, and I’ve had another birthday,...

Deep Thoughts

The War on Women Is Real

The War on Women Is Real

The “War on Women” is a term usually used to describe Republican policies and...

War

Brothers in Civilianland

Brothers in Civilianland

My hands shook as I spot-checked my dress blues. I took the two brown paper bags...

Injured Parties

The Emperor’s New Stump

The Emperor’s New Stump

While mainstream pop culture and institutional academia busy themselves...

News

The Week That Perished

The Week That Perished

The Week’s Most Horrible, Deplorable, and Adorable Headlines CONCENTRATION CAMP...

High Life

Across the Isles

Across the Isles

The wind is maddening and constant, and gets stronger as the sun falls under the...

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