Got word today that Louisiana’s state budget woes could force LSU Press to close. Supporters are rallying people to the cause, asking them to tell the LSU administration and the state legislature how important the press is to the intellectual life of the university and the state. I took some heat from a commenter on… Continue reading »
Insightful, entertaining, and thought-provoking, Middle Age is fascinating reading and for anyone heading for a ‘mid-life crisis,’ it is much cheaper than buying a sports car.
VQR has put its 1973-2005 archives online, including a short story of mine called “Act of Humanity.” If I were writing it now, I’d go with a different title, but I am still glad to see it available in something handier than the dreaded PDF format. Thanks, VQR.
Maybe not the best headline ever, but the funniest one I’ve seen today. Not that there’s a lot of competition out there. (“Major U.S. Companies to Slash 45,000 Jobs” just doesn’t cut it in the funny department.)
As you might have heard, it’s been a little busy here in D.C. the last week or so. I caught some of the peripheral inaugural action–happy crowds, massive litter, bunting all over–in between writing two news stories, three blog items, and a feature for the Chronicle. It turned out to be a big week not… Continue reading »