Post Archive

October 10, 2007

Are there people out there who take Wikipedia seriously as a source of objective information? There shouldn’t be, but unfortunately there are. In fact, lots...

The Canadian pianist Glenn Gould (1932-1982) would have celebrated his 75th birthday on September 25, had he not died of an untimely stroke on October...

• Time was when the writer who published his own book was by definition an amateur and, more often than not, a crank. Vanity-publishing outfits...

Michael Bloomberg has been a PR genius as New York’s chief executive. The press, as in a Time magazine story, has been known to swoon...

I had some x-rays taken by my dentist yesterday and I glanced nervously at the triangular radiation-caution marking on the device. For the Defense Science Board,...

This month the same Oxford Student Union that, in 1933, famously passed a motion declaring '"this House will under no circumstances fight for its King...

In his most recent New York Times column excoriating Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, Frank Rich wrote: The "compassionate conservative" [President Bush] who turned the 2000...