One of the biggest reasons that the arguments of American “pro-lifers” are such a self-contradictory shambles is the belief of many of them that women should not be subject to any legal sa
I suppose it’s not as consequential as the horribly botched coverage of Intelligent(sic) Design, but this Times article about snake-oil salesman Kevin Trudeau suffers from similar pathologies. A
Roxanne thinks that the top 100 songs of her graduation year were less than impressive. Perhaps, but it could be a lot worse. Take my grad year, the Nirvana-1 1990, which sucked so much ass you’
Eric Alterman excerpts his analysis of Chalres Murray’s Losing Ground from What Liberal Media?. The first book showed the same emprical rigor that he would display in The Bell Curve: Unfortunate
This is the song The Big Trunk stole from Bob Dylan. Hilzoy’s stealin’ it back.
Atrios is doing great work on the subject, but let me add a quick point about Murray to my earlier post. First, Sullivan’s remarkable claim that putting the New Republic‘s weight behind Mu
Erik writes to ask what somebody who owns Excitable Boy but is interested in branching out a bit should purchase, and if that’s not a topic for this blog, what is? To start with, there are two p
Despite popular demand, Lawyers, Guns and Money is proud to offer pictorial representation of yours truly. Photo by Shakespeare’s Sister. (Context here. Matt uncomfortably notes that my argument