Worthwhile stops on the Internet
Poor people have more spacious homes, more cars, and healthier kids than 30 years ago. Why is the “poverty rate” higher?
Fantasy, porn, babies, toddlers — not in that order.
Drag City Records uncovers music by Bill Fay and Mark Fosson.
What you should have learned in college or from your folks; 46 varieties of male privilege; why it’s so hard for magazines (and blogs) to keep it real; and the imperishable value of mediocrity.
Keeping time without clocks.
Tortoise releases a box set of remixes and rarities, Monica Kendrick is featured in “Da Capo Best Music Writing 2006,” and the Like Young call it quits.
James Redfield’s back-to-school comments: “Students do complain a lot when we don’t tell them what it is that we know.”
Carson’s end, the one thing teachers want most, why Judy shouldn’t like conservatives, and why Chicago shouldn’t follow northwest Indiana’s lead.
The last word on the Cheney administration’s foreign policy: “Manichaeism is not a plan.”
Eighteenth-century titans play chess; a mesh shirt conceals all; the big-box ordinance defeats itself; so do NutraSweet and computers; and the Reformation ends, provoking an unseemly question.
Territory Band debuts new music with special guest Fred Anderson
Ian Svenonius reading info
Conservatism without gods–what would Louis XIV say?
A civil-rights anniversary with little to cheer about.