Thanks for Oversharing

From a review of Ascent of the A-word by Mark Judge, at the conservative acculturated site: Let me lay out my theory for why the term asshole is derogatory. Doing so will explain why I think I can’t find much sense in Geoffrey Nunberg’s new book.  For me, calling someone an asshole is an insult for … Continue reading

Hail Traveler!

An inaugural post, eleven year after I wrote, in a Fresh Air piece on the new phenomenon of “blogging,” that “the only thing bloggers seem to have in common is that they have a lot of time on their hands and an exhibitionist streak.” It was the first, certainly not the second, that kept me … Continue reading