Monthly Archive: July, 2012

Defending the News

Defending the News

My radio address, delivered today from the steps of Capitol Hill, defending Aaron Sorkin, Newsroom, and America.

Tonstant Weader Fwowed Up: The Decline and Fall of Cowbird

And it is that word “hummy,” my darlings, that marks the first place where Tonstant Weader fwowed up. -Constant Reader (Dorothy Parker), reviewing A. A. Milne’s The House at Pooh Corner This is… Continue reading

questions in a world of blue

Schoolboy: Do you think he’s coming back? John Blake: I don’t know. -The Dark Knight Rises Oh, but I am. *** He has had enough of meddling who can please A young girl… Continue reading

Why I’ve Been Silent

Eight days ago, in Northern California, I came within about ten feet of driving off a cliff. This was at about five in the morning, deep in the woods; while of course it’s… Continue reading