Cuvier and Catastrophism In Part 6, I looked at catastrophism. The Frenchman George Cuvier, the theory’s vocal and ardent supporter,Continue Reading
What Passes For Diet Cult Research I received an email recently from someone who tried a diet for thirty days,Continue Reading
Leo Tolstoy and the Meaning of Life Book Review: The Death of Ivan Ilyich, Leo Tolstoy Like many wealthy andContinue Reading
I’ll get right to the point: there is little to review here. Unlike many boos on the same topics, thisContinue Reading
What if you gathered up everything you own and discover it’s only a mountain of crumbs?
Norman Mailer is quoted as saying that he wouldn’t change two words of Truman Capote’s “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”. I won’tContinue Reading
Book Review, The Snow Child, Eowyn Ivey Good gawd. What a glorious book. The story begins bleak and droning withContinue Reading
Me and my imaginary buddy Wayne Dyer We made such an odd couple that I mostly kept it a secret,Continue Reading
This is your life. Its awesomeness is eluding you. Pay attention.
Mayle is patient. Good gawd, he is patient. He is not entirely comfortable with touching as the French are.