Rufus returns after a long summer of overwork to gripe about recent gripe-u-mentaries and rhapsodize on a beautiful piece of art disguised as a documentary about harvest paintings.
Guest Author T. Greer eulogizes the neglect of our literary heritage in contemporary rhetoric.
Does the American love affair with big houses hinder dense living? Why will Americans put up with long commutes for home ownership?
Popehat and the Market Solution, something completely unnecessary for something blow way out of proportion.
Manufactroversy? Who can tell?
Carly Fiorina may be a political novice, but she doesn’t campaign like it.
The impossibility of meritocracy and equality of opportunity.
Yet another college free-speech case has led me to the conclusion that we just don’t want a dialogue on anything of substance.
Cleek’s law in action?
Sometimes, it really is a bad individual actor
The artist as radical?
Dedicated followers of fashion?
I can’t help but gloat at the meteoric fall of the man who thought fighting teacher unions was akin to taking on ISIS.
I think the same evil media forces anointing Carly! and blowing up her balloon have a sheaf of needles at the ready, but what matters infotainmentwise now (or all that matters, really) is that everyone is bored of Trump…
Some thoughts on commuting and living.
While Dave does not expect to change hearts and minds when it comes to privatizing municipal assets, he hopes to provide some clarity by addressing critiques pertaining to the economics of those transactions.
Revolt on the right. Can the GOP survive?
One down, 384 to go.
Labour goes left.
In, as an added bonus, a derogatory nickname!
If you have ever wondered why baseball players have such a strong union, here is why…
The NYPD Commissioner’s comments about the mistaken arrest of James Blake are a perfect microcosm of how white America deals with race in 2015.
Gabriel Conroy looks back to the time when, as a young and devout Catholic, his college biology class assigned readings counter to his beliefs.
Times have changed. So should state legislatures’ schedules.
Have you been waiting for a How To explainer on hitting yourself in the head with a golf ball? Why? That’s a terrible thing to wait for. Wait for better things.
Fairly often, it seems, and with varying consequences.
For-profit prisons detaining refugee children.
with added bonus man-on-man posturing, plus product placement
Does cultural relativism really exist? Thoughts on cultural safe zones.
Reflecting on the baptism of my daughter into the Catholic Church.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this post are not necessarily those of anyone, including me
This week! China, Nordica, Latin America, Eastern Europe, and Russiaustralia!
Brains are weird.
A nice bit of sausage-making
Suicides in Japan spike on the first day of school.
It seems like Europe may be vacillating on its apparent commitment to freedom of movement.