Day: December 31, 2007

Slouching Towards Barnes and Noble

Speaking of Chris, he also has a post up–off of a post by Michael Berube in Crooked Timber–in response to some people who need literature to keep score: And plus, every time a person reads it, a nut gets its…

Epilogue, part one

Like Chris says, many bloggers are using this time to reflect on 2007 before it disappears forever. I’m sure there’s some selection bias at work, but I see a lot of entries about aftermath: a radical change in expectation and…

Here’s a thought

When a quarterback has a sucky game, perhaps it’s because he sucked that day, not because his famous girlfriend was there and got some attention paid to her by the TV crews because she’s, you know, famous. In fact, it’s…