No doubt priggery is a horrid thing, and the more moral the horrider. To avoid a man’s society because he is poor or ugly or stupid may be bad; but to avoid it because he is wicked – with the … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: January 2004
The house is clean(er), I’m blogging consistently, and I’ve voluntarily cooked dinner almost every night this week. Can you tell that I’m deliberately not working on my thesis?
DATELINE: Little Rock: The cells holding 26 death-row inmates sprang open for three minutes after a guard pressed the wrong button, a month after a prisoner was beaten to death during a similar mishap. (via CNN) The interesting thing is … Continue reading
Akma on either/or, both/and, both/but.
PBS has produced a documentary on The Pill. The website includes all kinds of wonderful stuff, including a prevention timeline and a gallery of birth control pill packaging. (This is more interesting than it sounds – when I read back … Continue reading
BILL MEDCALF: untitled? Did I mention that the car did in fact get fixed after the accident? It’s actually in better shape than it’s been in for years, because right after I bought it in 2000 someone whacked the bumper … Continue reading
Judith Butler has a new book coming out in April, and she’s finally been the subject of Routledge Critical Thinkers edition. And this article (via Arts and Letters Daily) tears her a new one for Gender Trouble. I have a … Continue reading
CHRISTIAN VOGT: Barbara (via this Public Address) Had never run across Vogt before, and the series this links to is amazing. You really must look.
So some of the boxes that we hauled upstairs above the tideline were labeled with the contents, and one of them said “bathroom scale.” I used to weigh myself compulsively every morning as a teenager. Of course, I thought I … Continue reading