liberal elite

Over the past couple of days I’ve heard the phrase “media elite” or the “liberal media,” or some combination thereof, in a half dozen places including opinion pieces and letters to the editor in the Chronicle and on NPR. And it’s inspired me to write this rant. Those who think there is some uniform liberal […]


Hello all, I just noticed that two people had commented on my previous post but I’d neglected to approve the comments. Which is a shame because that sort of defeats the purpose of having comments. But the delay was due to the fact that I’d never received the email I’m supposed to be getting when […]

work work work

You’ll all be happy to know that as of nine o’clock this morning, I have officially begun working on my dissertation. Wait a minute, I can hear y’all saying. (That’s right. I said “y’all”.) Haven’t you been working on your dissertation for, like, years?!?! Well, yes. But today I actually started writing. Which is a […]