If you are ever arrested, make sure to ask for a jury. As for two juries. If...– ditto
The psychiatrist did everything exactly the way every other psychiatrist does...– the last psychiatrist
Plug the damn hole– obama sez
There are times in an evildoer’s life when one has to stand back and...– borowitz, of course
What if, Heidegger asked, another more primal way of knowing, one that accords...– stephen metcalf in slate
A culture that is obsessed with happiness must really be in despair,...– adam phillips
The Macalope doesn’t have a point here, but to those who were Mac users during...– totally!
Each time you think the GOP has finally perfected its stupidity, that it has...– bitch ph.d., speaking, of course, of rand paul
Entire media companies no longer exist and others are disappearing like so many...– sylvia paull, who knows whereof she speaks
Facebook’s history mirrors that of other imperialist states—frequent...– farhad manjoo
Of course, everybody has his bete noire, his black pet, in the series. Mine is...– Nabokov on poshlost
It’s not even a question of whether the universe is meaningful or...– independent.uk
Winston Churchill famously observed that, “You can always trust the Americans....– nyt
And the dreadful, soul-crushing condition of rest stops along I-95 (especially...– humbling
If Jesus says something nice, then someone is probably saying it for him; if he...– adam gopnik searching for jesus
The Oprah Winfrey Show repurposes everything—up to and including the...– ditto, and so cool.
… a woman whose personality toes that uniquely American line where pluck...– slate sez. great line.
Much of this is mere chatter, which fuels the lifestyle magazines, is dictated...– also greer
For the past hundred years women have been gearing up for revolution, but it...– germaine greer
For the first time we shall be the majority living with a minority,” Knesset...– fail.
But it is Playboy’s vanguard role inpromoting sexual license as the ethical...– how dreadful
… time pauses. Everything stops. That stillness is inviolable, it is at...– the last psychiatrist goes quantum
Does that law in Arizona really do anything to fix immigration or is it just a...– also helen
How many wars do we have to start before we realize that, in war, there are no...– one of helen philpot’s sensible questions
Yet surely it’s important to know why all the executives lived, even...– yeah, right.
But never say never, of course, because it tells the Devil exactly what to lay...– joe bageant
Even now, Barack Obama - who took more BP cash than McCain - pledges his support...– who the hell was that man i voted for?
Zuckerberg, you see, just hates to break his word …– gawker
Reality becomes a series of successive obliterations of potential realities....– the copenhagen interpretation
But then, some folks think Social Media is a real job.– « raving lunacy – oxymorons for the 21st century
Another worker familiar with the rig told the lawyers that the company had...– capitalism at its finest
Why does Apple think it can distract us all with shiny objects, other than...– gawker
As of some day really soon, Gawker Media Web sites will not be supported in...– secret diary of steve jobs
A leering old villain in a frock.– richard dawkins
Any three-year-old can see how unsatisfactory and clumsy is this whole business...– annie dillard
… his most significant legacy is that, also like Murrow, he treated his...– bill moyers retires