So apparently Louis CK played Madison Square Garden again. People had a lot of thoughts to share about it. I post this tweet simply as an example of a…
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I really should have known better than to schedule a post on a divisive cultural topic for a day when I was traveling. I had thoughtlessly assumed that…
the defanging power of normalization is undefeated
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the eightieth digest post
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Subscriber Open Thread: I'm In the WeedsFolks, the “Pass for Press” manuscript of my new book is due on February 1st, and I’ve been furiously editing in preparation for it. My time to …
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professional athletes already have enough incentive to play hard
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I’ve written some version of this post every five-ish years for as long as I’ve been blogging. I do so because I think it’s an essential point that…
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and they celebrate!
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the seventy-ninth digest post
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Iron & Wine’s song “The Trapeze Swinger” is a favorite of mine. I actually probably prefer the Gregory Alan Isakov cover, but this live version is very…
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At last, something like release. It’s the last story in the collection (and thus the end of this book club), and our goodbye to our narrator. True to…
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my descendants can get a job
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