Against my better judgment, I used Kernell and Jacobsohn’s The Logic of American Politics for my course on American political history. I wasn’t crazy about it in my perusal, but it’
I don’t have much to add to Rob’s able attack on the laughable attempts of Cheney to spin the Duelfer report. I would like to emphasize that utter worthlessness of intentions, in and of th
The estimation quiz was fun. Despite managing to guess Tony Benn’s age, I couldn’t best Rob: 36%. I’m really, really bad at estimating weights and distances (and when did they add se
Well, that was a tough day. But it was poignant to be at Shea for such a sad, momentous day: the retirement of Todd Zeile. Every time between innings, when they showed highlights of his long career ac
Make sure to catch a special Saturday Howler, as Somerby catches Maureen Dowd dead to rights making up the “Who among us doesn’t like NASCAR?” Kerry “quote”, which needl
Ichiro! Very classy all the way. Did it in his first 2 ABs, Randy Newman’s soundtrack from The Natural playing, George Sisler’s daughter in attendance. Cool.
I watched it on the first floor of the college, where NBC set up cameras to interview students, before and after. I felt as nervous as before a game 7 I was invested in. For those who missed the debat
Well, the inevitable is now official. Since I’ll be going to Shea to see their last game ever on Sunday, I’ll post more about it then. I do wish to note that you’ll be hearing a lot