Summer is over This is the end The ring-necked plover Is back in his bed The lake is still warm The water yet inviting But it’s not good form And it’s no […]
All Doom and no sunshine makes Jack a dull boy. Even in decline a culture has bright spots. I’ll start: God willing, tomorrow I will polkaing like a madman. Your good news? […]
You guys knew you were in good company, but what you didn’t know until today was that you were in the presence of celebrity. I am pleased—nay, thrilled—to announce that I am […]
Apparently this is what they call a treatment, or a partial script, and only goes to the end of Act I. I am sworn to keep secret how I came by it. […]
It is a slow Friday, and many of us, as we should be, are off the internets and at the lakeside or park. Yesterday we had thoughts of the country, its past […]
Hire Me The government doesn’t have a monopoly on research funding. But if you add in the funds of so-called non-governmental organizations—which, as has been noted, announce by their name that they […]
We’ve had many contests over the years, dear readers, varying in their difficulty and intellectual challenge. This time I have the true test, the consummate conundrum, the summit of stumpers. I’m launching […]
The battle rages on but—spoiler alert—Jesus wins in the end. Christianity, the only going religion based on historical events. Go to Mass. See what you’re missing.