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Today’s headline: Americans think we’re in a recession. They’re wrong. But still… – The Washington Post. Same as 1994.
March 23, 1991. I was sitting in the commons room at Brown House, my happy home for the past three years. I was terrified of the world outside Duke. We had watched most of the Gulf War on the same … Continue reading
Canadian magazine Maclean’s looks southward and shudders. A few painful excerpts from a thorough beatdown that starts with a bunch of frightening statistics on America’s willful scientific ignorance: If the rise in uninformed opinion was limited to impenetrable subjects that … Continue reading
Among the pearls (pardon the pun) from this Jeff Pearlman interview with longtime Sports Illustrated editor Peter Carry are these handy four rules of editing (I’ve put the most frequently violated rule in bold): Rule 1: The best ideas come from … Continue reading
I don’t even like being packed next to a smelly drunk dude. I doubt I could’ve coped with this: Imagine the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: hot, humid, hundreds of thousands of people stranded without enough food or water. Now imagine … Continue reading
I’m trying to spend less time refuting people who are wrong on the Internet or elsewhere. It’s not productive. Sure, they say all it takes for evil to prevail is for good people to say nothing. But that doesn’t mean … Continue reading