From what I’ve seen of this special journal issue on the anthropology of atheists, I’m not seeing the ground for building any single agenda for ethnographically studying atheist cultures.
USA Today is back, grinding out its daily “5 things you need to know” article. Here are today’s entries; according to USA Today, apparently I need to know that: 1. “N.Y. escapee is in the hospital”. I don’t need to know this. Even if I
What’s the point of getting Jill Stein into the debates, when she doesn’t even bother to fully use the opportunities for political speech that are available to her right now?
Plant Rabies … whatever you do, don’t eat your vegetables! What great movie is lying out there, somewhere, in the land of unrealized possibility? Share it with me. Post a movie title and a tagline that explains it all.
The cover of the issue of Time Magazine currently out on shelves would have us believe that plastic surgery is an everyday thing now, and everybody is getting it done. The cover’s text is downright threatening: Nip. Tuck. Or Elese. Everybody is getting plastic surgery
A radio show that repeats outlandish rumors found on Facebook as if they are fact has no place on NPR. It is time for Diane Rehm to retire.
Are you celebrating World Book Titles Round The Other Way Day?
My first reaction upon seeing this hands-on exhibit was digust: shouldn’t some exhibitions be hands-off? My second reaction was a different kind of disgust: who wants to eat refreshments next to an 8-foot-high section of bowel? My third reaction turned to the inevitable jokes about
“Five Things You Need to Know,” reads the headline from this morning’s USA Today newspaper. What are those five things? 1. Waco police are investigating an incident in which rival biker gangs shot at each other. 2. The American Council of Sports Medicine has released its
Yesterday, a Democrat and two Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced the End Warrantless Surveillance of Americans Act, H.R. 2233. The bill would, if passed, prohibit the government from forcing software and technology companies to create “back doors” – secret means through which
Democrats.com, Fertik says, “will make our audience available to Hillary Clinton and the other candidates on the same terms” – except that Democrats.com won’t allow people to block emails about Hillary Clinton.