Some Days I Love My Job…

… and this is one of the good days. Take a gander at some of the Real Clear Books headlines I cooked up for today’s update: [Read more...]

All Columbined Out

“What We Write About When We Can’t Write About Anything Else,” was the title of a very meta take on the James Holmes shootings in the Atlantic. Author Jen Doll claims to speak for “writers on the Internet” and their need — our need, I suppose — to find something to say in the wake [Read More...]

Thank God for Paul Fussell and Other Blogposts

I’m seriously contemplating making a regular thing out of the New Republic‘s suspicious silence on Paul Fussell. Granted, events can and do catch editors flatfooted and unprepared. But at this point I fear something worse must be at work. Fussell died Wednesday. Slate took its time and published a decent essay of Fussell’s literary impact [Read More...]


CLOSE | X

HIDE | X