Publication Update

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My words, published. I wrote Esquire magazine a letter in response to the photo of Scarlett Johansson on their November 2013 cover. They ran my letter in their annual “The Meaning of Life” issue, diagnosing my reaction to the picture as a symptom of “The Scarlett Effect.”  The Challenger Disaster, one volume in the series Perspectives […]

November Reading

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Here’s what I read in November. This list is rather shorter than I like my “What I Read This Months” lists to be. I was working on a large paper on William Faulkner’s Absalom, Absalom! during November, which took way many hours of my reading time. However, the paper is now done and I am glad […]