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Entry archive

Entries are listed individually, with the most recent at the top.

· Unexpected guru
· Pragmatics
· Hello, '04
· The peril of self-publishing
· On deciding, and politics and governance
· Does a cowboy always stick to his guns?
· Reality
· Now, what?
· t minus x days (and counting)
· Hopeless
· Incremental
· Further miscellany from a remote locale
· Notes upon housesitting
· Killing for security
· The rain
· Moralizing, and government
· Slowing down
· Iraq in limbo
· Image is everything
· Logic is your only friend
· The un-leader
· Can Iraqis tolerate the U.S. long enough?
· Is there an Iraqi generation gap?
· Empire, after all?
· Not our problem?
· How not to handle lunacy
· Editing the war out of Iraq
· I gotta rethink this
· Can't we prevent friendly-fire incidents?
· Dept. of Insights, Hard Earned
· They think we're mad
· Saving Private Lynch
· Rummie's ducks and dodges
· The fog of politics
· So George says to Tony, ' ... '
· The president blames the media for listening to him
· Does the president command respect?
· Might Muslims think democracy is immoral?
· We're not winning, George
· The politics of not losing
· What are the Iraqis fighting for?
· Home again
· Dept. of You Couldn't Make this Stuff Up
· Var. and sundry
· 1:00 a.m.
· The price of Bush's non-diplomacy
· The House provides a genuine public service
· Why Google really bought Blogger
· Make France really decide
· A glorious vision
· Pragmatics
· War talk
· All in the game
· The media monkeys have surrendered, too
· In bad faith
· Google: On beyond search
· Spin it, George!
· Add it up
· The joke's on the French, ha ha ha
· Enough already!
· (site update)
· Saddam's big chance
· Something's rotten
· Lunacy at the U.N.
· Forced reprieve
· Disaster
· Ken Pollack makes the rounds
· News is weird
· Pragmatics
· Burning, but not hot
· Orwellian
· (more non-news)
· This is the news
· Canada has weapon of mass destruction
· (this is not news)
· Moments of cooking genius had much too late
· Stab stab stab
· Death is not a penalty
· Pragmatics
· Black and white
· The hell with perfection
· The word on North Korea
· On ambition
· Pragmatics
· And a child shall lead us
· Happy New Year
· You don't suppose
· Pragmatics
· I only skimmed the article, I swear
· Blogging for more than just dollars
· Better in the original
· Selective intelligence
· On Texas's "Homosexual Conduct Law"
· Ugly weather
· Blogging for dollars
· Pragmatics
· Oh Jerusalem
· Crank messages for the ages
· Entertainment beats rationality in philosophy, too
· On decadent wastes of water for one's own convenience
· Rhetoric 2, Reason 0
· Think about it
· Thanksgiving
· And it felt like home
· Big Brother and not-so-big brother
· Don't worry about it
· Serving my fellow Americans
· Mellifluous, it ain't
· The CD-R FAQ
· The bloom is off the gadget
· Gone shopping
· Levels of hell
· (Anti-)pragmatics
· There's no place like home
· On things I don't really need
· This site has moved!
· It's official
· Trying not to lose
· Why do people vote?
· Toward better elections
· Straight into winter
· The forest for the ...
· Paging Agent Scully
· Zuh?
· Please hold
· An enemy at the gates
· Having and getting
· The psychology of power?
· F = ma
· Heath Ledger is misunderstood
· From the horse's mouth
· Because rock stars have such swelled heads
· Unusual, but not injust
· Happiness v. meaningfulness
· Got a wheelbarrow?
· Reality check
· Reflected
· He's got a point
· Dirt
· How to be a critic
· The myth of the first mover
· Who'd 'a thunk?
· Information diet
· More on reading
· Pragmatics
· Mountains out of foothills
· Needs no words
· So you wanna write an advice column?
· Hard fun
· Euclid, anyone?
· Get rich quick
· On Google News
· Going places
· Forgive me
· How to feel clean
· Bears repeating
· More silence
· Looking back
· Excuses, excuses
· Pragmatics
· Paging Market Research
· Oversized toys
· It's all in the headline
· Really Unnecessary Verbiage Dept.
· A reviewer, reviewed
· Is economics really that hard?
· Driving over the edge
· Writing is murder
· Criminally oblivious
· Defining moments
· Media madness
· What to think
· (this isn't a post, either)
· (this is not a post)
· They only come out at night
· Reporting on science in jeopardy
· How it's done
· The Naked Face
· How to say it
· On American Ground
· On 'yay'
· More bad poetry
· Milk cocktail
· But how do you really feel?
· Breaking the cycle
· The Cat
· So that's why it's so popular
· Something's rotten
· Strong stuff
· Guilt by association would be redundant
· Sang froid
· Everyone's a critic
· The death of the author
· File under "Misc."
· Stop that euphemism!
· Media irresponsibility
· An imperfect Constitution
· That Could Mean Anything Dept.
· In defense of corporate America
· And they're the ones that laugh at it
· Le Tour
· Don't move
· On "The Talent Myth"
· It is called a "market," after all
· How to get pantsed
· A sensible diet
· Titillation
· Not forever, after all
· Word of the day
· If you build it
· Sanctity? What sanctity?
· In search of sunken treasure
· More on WorldCom
· July 4
· Bidder beware
· Take your vitamins
· The strange case of the corporate mastermind
· Blind hate
· "The Road from Oslo"
· What was he thinking?
· He likes it
· Is Arafat history?
· There's something out there
· Bad poet!
· Yawn
· Family histories
· How it started?
· Academic integrity
· In all the wrong places
· Need somebody to blame
· How to write a pop song
· Reviewing Wolfram
· Steal that book
· Why music piracy ain't so bad (for the industry)
· "Who's the man now, dog?"
· Drawn to the light
· Stop that metaphor!
· Where it happens
· Rushkoff on writing
· It's all in the nose
· Tough crowds
· One page on 1200 more
· Vocabulary builder
· Nushu
· Unhealthy politics
· A very good movie
· Collateral damage
· Spoken like a true professional
· Some cool labs
· Real artists don't need prizes
· Playing in the dirt
· Tanorexia
· How to travel
· Strange books
· Hope from horror
· Drive
· Rebuilding Afghanistan
· Learning to be a dad
· Tight
· This is a book review?
· Why so serious all this week?
· Just a "sniff"
· Europe and anti-Semitism
· Pragmatics
· On human cloning
· A good day
· Instant best sellers
· Pragmatics
· Found art
· Believe it
· The Internet is your friend
· Mr. Quayle goes to Washington
· At your service
· (Your readers are your friends)
· Brother can you spare 11 dimes?
· The market for propaganda
· Hell-o, Kitty!
· Boasting, reduced
· Bringing littering to the masses
· On debating science
· That's what she said
· Interactive art
· Pragmatic parenting
· Hazardous to your health
· George makes a friend
· (Is ad blocking wrong?)
· Sheep's clothing
· Priorities, priorities
· How to be a playa
· Eschew obfuscation
· That explains it
· Smart bomb
· Sun, sun, go away
· Candies with Mrs. Quoad
· First lines
· Vintage Kool-Aid. No, really
· Oh, the vanity! (part 2)
· It took a day
· Oh, the humanity vanity!
· Breathing deep
· (old voices, new verses)
· There's a moment
· Make up your mind
· Hot, but bothered
· It just gets better and better
· There's some insight buried in there, somewhere
· The ethics of comedy
· How to solve world problems
· Like bad TV
· Stay up late
· More of the same, from Israel
· How to be cool
· On Ambling into History
· On Israel
· April 1
· Grim realism
· Culture? Writers? Nah
· The end of fun?
· On naming cats
· Terror in Iraq
· The ethics of ad-blocking
· Coming up empty
· Disturbing search results
· Pundit service
· SportsIllustratedFilter returns
· Bonehead-mobiles
· Adventure racer beats cancer
· Shovelling in the spring
· These cats are crazy
· Morality of science
· How news is business
· Trippy weather
· Days gone by
· Oh no! Plagiarism!
· On Stephen Jay Gould
· Signs of spring
· Escaping good reporting
· Andreessen vs. Microsoft
· Slate will hunt
· America and Europe vs. Saddam
· Against child prodigies
· The Silver Spade
· Atwood on being a writer
· Meta-conspiracy
· Stealing words
· Manufacturing greatness
· You make yourself look bad
· Party politics
· We owe it to the reader
· Scream
· Slate gets duped
· Two-faced Republicanism
· On puzzling
· Is news business?
· How to tell if it's cold
· Bad Textism
· The new new marketing
· Ken Layne has perspective
· In praise of business bullshit
· Does Bush really care about America's image?
· Department of misinformation
· On certain nights
· Agony of realization
· Is democracy a luxury?
· Defending America
· The economics of sharing
· Life on auto-pilot?
· Scientists vs. pseudoscientists
· Lonely candy hearts
· Analyzing language
· Copied cats
· (some thanks)
· Parking is an art
· Pocketing while the pocketing is good
· Revelations on fitness
· The risks of rhetoric
· Smart money
· Chicago's reading "Night"
· The tolerance of John XXIII
· A hero's death
· Defending America
· Selling web content offline
· The Official Ninja Homepage
· On the days of the week
· Enron opens the economy's books
· Rain come down
· On writing
· (site update)
· (yet more discussion of jkidd, etc.)
· (more discussion of jkidd, etc.)
· U2: An American band?
· On plagiarism
· Thin skins
· More on public intellectuals
· (new essay)
· Bad poetry
· Strawson reviews Kitcher
· (new fiction)
· Snow again
· Sports Illustrated illustrated
· On Tolkien
· (new story)
· The trouble with Enron
· Spontaneous haiku?
· On 'Public Intellectuals'
· World gone white
· Reader submission No. 1
· Poetic justice
· Globalization for Islam, too
· (new story)
· "The value of science"
· Resolve
· First mover, my foot
· LegoLand
· (update)
· Locked out
· No news: Good news, but bad journalism
· Defeat for them, no victory for us
· Illegal links
· My name in lights
· Loathing and enlightenment
· Is TV news good news?
· Blue and green
· Net connections
· Ah, snow
· My last SF mag
· "The roses are confused"
· Wittgenstein and Popper
· Let's have a drink
· Real artists do it blindfolded
· Isn't everyone's grandpa on Amazon?
· Wealth-enabled poverty
· Almost there
· Day 0
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