Oh, Virginia. It may be pretty, but I’m so glad I don’t live there. Over at the main page, Patrick has already noted its new law that requires women seeking an abortion to undergo an ultrasound before being allowed to… Continue Reading
If you are currently a film studies scholar, writing a paper arguing for the artistic merits of a film is probably a non-starter. It is completely obvious (to most in the field) that aesthetic preferences are merely expressions of political… Continue Reading
We got a lot of use out of our satellite radio this past weekend as we drove home across several states. (Virginia, I may despise your attorney general, but you are definitely the prettiest state when viewed from the highway.… Continue Reading
Since I’ve been making reference to traveling with my family recently, it probably bears some kind of concluding post to draw the subject to a close. I made allusion to having hopeful reasons for our travel, and sadly sometimes hopes… Continue Reading
That halftime show was the gayest thing I’ve ever seen.
As I’ve mentioned, while on the road it has been a source of… let’s call it “challenging amusement” to childproof the room where our preschooler son is sleeping. Among the delightful little fillips to enjoy has been the presence of… Continue Reading
As I mentioned recently, I am traveling and thus don’t really have the time to dedicate to particularly thoughtful posts. (“Why start now?” some of you might ask.) However, sometimes something pops onto the radar screen that is so patently… Continue Reading
1) Attention, hotel proprietors! Calling a small room with two treadmills (one defunct) and a stairclimber — all of which predate the premier episode of “Friends” — a “fitness center” is false advertising. Please choose a more accurate description for… Continue Reading