Hey so I’m not sure if you’ve heard, but there’s the musical called Hamilton and it’s pretty good. I finally had the chance to see this rather incredible blockbuster show a few months back, and it’s one of those rare pieces of art that manages to live up to whatever crazy expectations have been established […]
Unless you are Native American, if you live in the United States you are either descended from immigrants or are an immigrant yourself. And unless you are, say, purely descended from the inhabitants of the Mayflower, at one time or another you or your ancestors were probably unfairly maligned, feared, discriminated against, or even openly […]
If you’ve been too distracted by the presidential election to follow the latest cutting-edge theories in physics, you may be surprised to learn that the latest in physics sounds… well… actually quite a lot like the presidential election. (And no, I’m not referring to whatever physics account for Donald Trump’s hair.) In The Atlantic, science writer […]
I make no secret of my love for the TV spectacle otherwise known as “The Bachelor.” We have had some incredible journeys together. And yes, I’m in it for the right reasons. What I love about “The Bachelor” is that it manages to transcend its utterly insane premise (man/woman searches for love by dating 25 […]
New York Times magazine has a fascinating article about people whose lives have been destroyed by ill-considered moments on the Internet and the virtual lynch mobs that descended upon them (something I’ve posted about in the past). I find this phenomenon pretty terrifying, especially as someone who has blogged for eight years, written over a […]
You guys. YOU GUYS. Here’s the story. Her new novel, “Go Set a Watchman” is one she wrote in the 50s and put aside. Wow.