Everyone hates the Boomers

I was pleased to read Michelle Cottle’s take on the NY Times’s new Baby Boomer column today, in particular this paragraph: But by far my favorite part is Winerip’s attempts



Now that Gitmo’s closing, I wonder how long it will be before we can have a reasonable discussion on the topic. My guess is, “not for a while.” Critics of

Your Monday morning reading

Slate finally publishes something worthwhile in Ron Rosenbaum’s excoriation of my least favorite pop musician ever. The always-interesting John Derbyshire has a thoughtful review of a new book on art

Derek Zoolander's thoughts

Apropos this video: The other day, I was thinking about volunteering to help teach underprivileged children to learn how to read. And just thinking about it was one of the