I think Joe Klein pretty much nails it.
Richard Dawkins’s continuing (rather sad) devolution from actual scientist to advertising flak continues. As Siris writes: I see that the Atheist Bus Campaign finally managed to get off the ground and gather together its donations. According to the the campaign website: As Richard Dawkins says: “This campaign to put alternative slogans on London buses will… Continue reading
Ross is right. And I like Alec Baldwin lately the more I see of him. Kissinger’s mother, Paula, had died the month before, at the age of 97. She had lived in the same formerly German-Jewish community in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan for decades. Kissinger looked me in the eye and, with what… Continue reading
Well, they ran out of gas, but it was a great series. Indeed, baseball hasn’t been this good in a long time, according to Roger Angell. Congratulations to the Rays–and good for them. Garza pitched a fantastic game. On the other hand, there are always people with no class, no real love of baseball, who… Continue reading
Staying Alive. “We get to keep playing and that’s truly thrilling,” Terry Francona said of the draining victory. Maybe it’s because by the 7th inning, I was flipping back and forth between the Sox down by seven runs, and ‘Return of the Living Dead’ on IFC. Some Zombie magic must’ve sneaked into Fenway. What a… Continue reading