05/16/11 10:45 am

Linear Lives

The “slice of life” essays in the New York Times Magazine are usually not to...
05/14/11 09:27 am

Political Liaisons

With John Ensign back in the news, I thought I’d share with you this piece I w...
05/12/11 09:50 am

Waiting for the Next Great American Novel

I make frequent trips to the bookstore, and like many others I’m always on the...
05/11/11 09:25 am

Ira's Shop

To mix things up, here's a short story I recently wrote. Enjoy your day. It...
05/10/11 10:28 am

Setti Warren's Ambition

A few years ago, I attended one of Setti Warren’s “Meet and Greets” while ...
05/09/11 08:48 am

Online Privacy

An article in today’s "Washington Post" tells us that teenagers part...
05/07/11 10:23 am

All the President's Speechwriters

President Obama has seven speechwriters. Collectively, they make more than 500,0...
05/06/11 09:44 am

Khadafy's Salon

At elite universities, professors double as consultants to major companies and, ...
05/04/11 10:21 am

UN Report on Population

The UN released a report saying that by the end of the century planet earth will...
05/03/11 12:16 pm

A Few Jokes, Political and Otherwise

1)      You might have seen Obama speak at the annual National Corresponden...
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