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The Angel and the Idiot

This rare book, tweeted out by Provincial Booksellers Fair Association, caught my eye, combining, as it does two of the themes of my novel Angel: The Angel and the volcano. The working title of Angel

2 weeks ago

literature Angel (Novel)

Yucky Framing: The Dollar Value of a Farmer’s Life

Somewhere along the line we assimilated the idea that in order for an argument to be taken seriously it had to be framed in quantifiable economic terms. People who are making a moral or aesthetic or q

2 weeks ago

Yucky Framing

And I Feel… Fine

  Although it is for an old New Year, this video from last year’s Colbert show seems to strike the right note at the moment. I (and a number of family members) were struck with flu over Christmas, min

2 weeks ago

Aarrgghhh

The Christmas Spirit

This 1921 news story, which I found posted on a blog called Strange Company, reminded me of something odd that happened this Christmas, which I hadn’t planned on mentioning. Frankly, I’m not sure I co

2 weeks ago

Culture History Language Conformity Tradition

Yucky Framing: The Economic Impact of Crib Deaths

I have become frustrated with meaningless news stories that talk about “rolling back regulations” but do not talk about what those regulations are. The president on December 14 had a big media event w

2 weeks ago

Yucky Framing