Day: July 3, 2006

Consequences

One of the most disturbing things that has come out of the latest round of wingnut efforts to expose ideological enemies (and travel photographers) is their targeting of the children of Times staff members: Go hunt them down and do…

Hand Grenade

(I ended up writing two posts on Blue’s post and thread. They might or might not match up with each other. I figure I’ll just put them up in tandem and let the feministas–and Blue, hopefully–discuss them either in conjunction…

Gay Marriage Killed the Dinosaurs

Why things like same-sex partnerships get us all up in arms, but we couldn’t care less about actual threats to our safety, well-being and way of life. A must-read article, which I am not excerpting because the whole thing is…

Money Doesn’t Buy Happiness

But getting laid regularly will make you feel as good as an extra $50,000 a year. I have $200 in my bank account and I’m living alone in a tiny Greek village (read: Not exactly the most exciting love life).…

The Legal Mind Behind the White House

Man am I missing my New Yorker subscription right now. Luckily, my dad is apparently still taking the time to peruse the magazine, as he sends this piece onto me — with the fitting comment, “This is an excellent article…

Make Me More Like a Greek Woman

An op/ed in the Times this week is after my own heart — it looks at the problem of subway groping, and compares the reactions of New Yorkers and Greeks. Around the same time, I spent eight months doing research…