07/26/11 09:14 am

Our Leaders Speak

If you watched Obama’s speech last night, I commend you for your fortitude. Su...
07/25/11 08:39 am

The Fate of Used Book Shops

Over the weekend I spent some time in Manchester by the Sea. The heat drove me i...
07/20/11 08:03 am

Salinger

I am rereading Catcher in Rye. Here's a piece I wrote when Salinger died-- ...
07/19/11 08:39 am

Murdoch's Apologies

Many people are commenting on the failure of Rupert Murdoch’s many media outle...
07/18/11 09:53 am

Church Closings

The only thing more cumbersome perhaps than the federal bureaucracy is the Vatic...
07/15/11 12:21 pm

Boston Named Worst Dressed City

GQ has named Boston as the worst dressed city in America. I blame the Red Sox, t...
07/12/11 10:28 am

Mila Kunis Goes on a Date

I was happy to learn that Mila Kunis accepted Sgt. Scott Moore’s invitation to...
07/11/11 08:08 am

For Profit Education

I find it strange that private schools which charge exorbitant tuitions are co...
07/08/11 10:00 am

Obama's Chances

It is hard to see how President Obama can be reelected if the unemployment rate ...
07/06/11 11:06 am

On the Casey Anthony Trial

Until a few days ago, I knew nothing of Casey Anthony. And then, somehow, I foun...
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