Courtesy of comedian Tim Hawkins, today’s TunesDay is dedicated to S&R’s own rock star, who flips another year on the calendar this Saturday. He knows who he is.
John Singer Sargent is largely known for being a portrait painter, capturing the faces of the Gilded Age of the late 19th century in American and Europe. Unlike Whistler, another American in […]
A friend and colleague passed along a Gizmodo article today entitled “What exactly is a doctorate?” First, take a second to look it over, and make sure you sift through the comments, […]
I’ve come to be of two minds about China Miéville. On the one hand, he is a powerful writer with a strong, if dark, vision. He does have a fanatical following, including […]
In 2007 I wrote about the asymmetry of “caring”; of how the Indonesian tsunami of that year had unleashed the biggest charity response in history while the Pakistani floods had left people […]
“If you’re really pro-life, do me a favor—don’t lock arms and block medical clinics. If you’re so pro-life, lock arms and block cemeteries.” Who said it?
Get your weekend on, folks.
Is holding Jews to a higher standard helpful to peace in the Middle East?
A young Afghan war veteran, whose family has lived in my district for eight generations, wishes to be my next representative in Congress. He would succeed the imploded former Rep. Eric Massa, […]
Three years ago the S&R staff took the Political Compass test, an interesting survey that seeks to get past our simplistic either/or sense of American political life. Red or Blue? Liberal or […]