Two pieces

Sometime in the last few months a friend posted a silly thing on Facebook, as often happens. This particular silly thing was a send-up of “get ready for summer!” articles from women’s magazines, where far too much attention is paid to depilation levels and purse colors. I remember very little about the silly graphic except […]

The Lines

Every week I listen to the Slate Gabfest podcast, usually on a Friday morning, much like today. Today’s episode featured a third topic slightly off from the standard insightful political discussion: instead the panel spoke about a recent photo feature in the New York Times illustrating Beastie Boy Mike D’s lavish new Brooklyn townhome. Did […]