Monthly Archive: August, 2013

Of our elaborate plans, the end: saying goodbye to Breaking Bad

“I’m in the Empire business.” -Palpatine, Galactic Emperor “You may say to yourself — my God! What have I done?” -Talking Heads Yesterday I posted Anna Gunn’s splendid column, from┬áThe New York Times,… Continue reading

The truth does not need me: A response to a commenter

This post is a specific response to a specific comment, but its meaning is broader than that. Frequently, people who disagree with bloggers like me play the “niceness” card — they object to… Continue reading

What to do with Henrik van der Breggen? It’s simple. Fire him.

“Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge.” -Paul Gauguin Paula Deen’s golden days seem, more or less, to be over. That’s exactly as it should be. We’re just not very tolerant… Continue reading