miscellany

Saul Bellow on the Problem of Modernity

by JL Wall I read in The Wall Street Journal about the …

The Mysterious Declining Birthrates of Industrialized Nations Explained?

by JL Wall … by television?  And India is introducing electricity and …

IKEA Hacker

So how in the hell had nobody ever told me about this? …

Conspiratorial, Much?

The internet’s readers collectively jump the shark:

“Nathan P. Mental Case”

Levin’s list gets longer.

Question of the Day

Is it okay to buy “End the Cuban Embargo” coffee even if …

Still Here

by JL Wall Some attentive readers out there may have noticed that, …

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Friday Evening Links

1. This is quite interesting. I’m certainly not going to overstate its …

From the Department of Great Awful Ideas

Berkeley’s undergraduate library currently has up a blackboard-sized piece of white paper …

Remarkable Evil Does Not Require a Remarkable Man

by JL Wall I have a conflicted and complicated relationship with Yom Hashoah …

The Kids Can See Alright

by JL Wall This past weekend I was in Minneapolis for a …

April Fools

This one had me going until they quoted Coach Weis saying that …

Posted Without Comment

Nothing to see here, non-Notre Dame football fans: H/T: domer.mq of Her …

Mere Comments

No blogging today – I’m late on a deadline for a book …

Necessities

Either American life has gotten a lot harder over the past ten …

Out of the Ordinary

Now this will be worth keeping an eye on: Freddie DeBoer of …

Congratulations to Alex Massie!

His new home at The Spectator is a much-deserved honor. If you’ve …