By Rori Black The Scholar and Rogue on our masthead is Dorothy Parker (1893 – 1967). Dorothy Parker is best known for her caustic wit as a writer, poet, critic, and a […]
Former member of Scholars & Rogues.
By Martin Bosworth For those who have interest, I’ve posted my thoughts on the hard truth that we have failed in Iraq over at my LJ. It’s not pretty, but nothing dealing […]
By Robert Silvey Shortly after 470 BCE, following years of triumph as the leader of wartime Athens, Themistocles was accused of treachery against the city. He escaped the death sentence and traveled […]
By Martin Bosworth Matt Zoller Seitz yesterday linked to Boston University professor Ray Carney’s voluminous film and media Web site, who in turn had posted an excerpted essay from Mark Edmundson’s “Why […]
By Robert Silvey On Memorial Day, we remember those who perished in war. All the victimsâ€”the guilty and the innocent, the powerful and the downtrodden, the soldiers and the civilians. Especially, this […]
By Robert Silvey George Bush’s minions have again leaked the amazing news that Bush is considering removing lots of American troops from Vietnam â€¦ oh, I mean Iraq. I thought for a […]
by Amaury Nora America is an idea, a set of beliefs about people and their relationships and the kind of society which holds the best hope of satisfying the needs each of […]
By Martin Bosworth A few days ago, my esteemed fellow roguish scholar Mike commented eloquently on the double-plus goodspeak of Monica Goodling.
By Robert Silvey New technologies are rarely intuitive. And that’s where the helpdesk comes in. Oh, yes, and the manual. This familiar, timeless scene is from the Norwegian TV show Ã˜ystein og […]
By Robert Silvey In much of the US, it’s now cheaper to install a solar-electric system than to buy your electricity from the grid. If your house is in the right placeâ€”it […]