Not long ago a good friend asked me if I’d take a look at this novel he was working on. He felt it was one of the best things he’d written, but […]
In Part 1 we had a look at some very good 2009 releases, and in other years some of those CDs might have made a run at a Platinum LP. As I […]
Democracy & Elitism 3: burning down the straw man, and who are these out-of-touch "liberal elites," anyway?
Part 3 in a series. Let’s begin with a quick trivia question. What legislator’s Top 20 donor list includes the following? Blackstone Group (Financial Services) Bain Capital FPL Group (Energy) DLA Piper (Corporate […]
Part 2 in a series. “Elite” hasn’t always been an epithet. In fact, if we consider what the dictionary has to say about it, it still signifies something potentially worthy. Potentially. For […]
When we created the new WordsDay graphic above a few weeks back we challenged everybody to name all the authors. Some of you took a shot, and I think the best set […]