That first time we had lunch, I told Nora that I still lived with my parents in...– Sounds glamorous.
This gives us clarity, which is what markets needed. This resolved the...– Haha this guy runs tons of money and he’s like, well, they called this a tax, and we know taxes are bad, so … hang on I’m confused. (via Reuters)
In one column, he even ate some crow, noting that “Mr. Murdoch was hailed as a...– (Earlier in his column, Michael Massing claws at David Carr for acknowledging that “the market” is a greater determinant of new-media success than his personal tastes in journalism.) Not that you have to love David Carr but Massing is luxuriating in fuzzy definitions. What is “the...
Prometheus—like, in its telling, the human race itself—is a creation...– Prometheus—like its protagonist—at first appears barren but later “delivers” an unsettling surprise. Prometheus—like the robot in it named David—has mastered physics and language but is nevertheless frustratingly unhelpful. The makers of Prometheus—like...
And here’s the part where I announce that Dispatch totally played on the campus...– Still a huge Katie Baker fan.
In Iran, Islamic philosophy is given priority; in Turkey, at least until recently, there was scarcely any mention of local or regional traditions in the university philosophy curriculum, but only a fervent devotion to a vision of philosophy principally concerned with analysis of the language and methodology of science. Now one can’t say — or at least I’m not prepared to say — that Iran is doing...
Whenever I’m cooking a bunch of vegetables and some sausage or something, there always comes the time when I could add tomatoes and tomato paste. And every time, I’m like, “There’s a lot of interesting flavors here, maybe you don’t need to crowd them out with tomatoes.” And then every time I add the tomatoes because they are vegetables, too, and I consider that...