Daily Archives: November 15, 2010

Happy Birthday, Chally!

Today (her time!) is the birthday of our very own and very fabulous Chally! Here’s to hoping, Chally, that this next year is as awesome as you are. Please accept this humble offering of the thing I assumed you would … Continue reading

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My Endless New York

Not much else to say other than, Tony Judt, you are so sorely missed. I’m not sure there’s a writer alive who so perfectly articulates the spirit of a place or the truths of a particular time. The public intellectual, … Continue reading

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Cholera Outbreak Worsens in Haiti

PHOTO: A woman hold a small child, who receives IV treatment for cholera in St. Marc. Image provided by Partners in Health, with more available here. At this point, you’ve likely seen news of the cholera outbreak in Haiti. As … Continue reading

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10 Essential Books of the Last 25 Years

As interpreted by A Total Dude who would like to emphasize how much of a Total Dude he is. I mean really, Cormac McCarthy is #1? Then Fight Club? The Beach made your Top 10? JAMES FREY? Even putting aside … Continue reading

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Making a career out of telling women not to have careers

Meet Priscilla Shirer. She’s the Phyllis Schlafley of our time, making a successful career out of telling other women to submit to their husbands and the Lord. The author of the piece does a good job at pointing out the … Continue reading

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