Former US Poet Laureate Mark Strand is dead at 80. In a 1998 interview with the Paris Review, poet Strand said something I find fascinating: Well, I think what happens at certain points […]
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What if I told you that all wars were waged over resources, that at the moment the most important resource in the world is oil, and that the war in the middle […]
Happy Thanksgiving from the staff at Scholars & Rogues.
My home’s SolarCity solar panels have been up and running for nearly a month now and while there haven’t been bumps along the way, there have been some interesting discoveries.
Chabon’s The Mysteries of Pittsburgh has been lavished with praise – the mystery is…Why…? As anyone familiar with the literary scene (at least any literary scene not composed solely of adults who […]
Ferguson, MO is currently a dumpster full of flaming grease and it’s a long way from being extinguished. As I have been watching the Michael Brown/Darren Wilson case unfold, a few things have […]
“A man having sex with a dog.” “A man having sex with a dog.” “A man having sex with a dog.” “Why do you keep showing me this filth?” — Rick Santorum […]
Was Chuck Hagel scapegoated by a White House inner circle that he failed to penetrate? Was fired Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel simply a scapegoat for charges that the Obama presidency was […]