Showing posts from March, 2013

Gay marriage, plural marriage, and the social contract

White-Jacket, Down and Out in Paris and London, and The Razor's Edge: Masterpices of the Roman à clef

De-extinction: Let's tamper with those forces we don't understand

Lateen rig, or crab-claw? Building Meerkat, a very small catboat

On the 10th anniversary of the Iraq war, a swearing-out

Find the truth with "How to Lie with Statistics"

Good read: He Died with a Falafel in his Hand

Meeting The Goddesses of Kunyang, Okinawa

Used e-books: Threat or menace? Publishing in the twilight of the printed word continued

When books become a part of you

Where to find out about all those inconvenient truths

Why don't we have more good original screen plays?...