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Harvest Time for Literary Fiction

Goodbye light summer brain candy. Hello meaty, wonderful prose with depth. by Tod Kelly

But I Fear

Burt Likko is mildly surprised that the political response didn't include confiscation of law-abiding citizens' hunting rifles and imposition of an abortion quota.

T1 – 003: Two Cadaver

by Christopher Carr, the second part of a series on the dissection of human cadavers

We (almost) never see dolphins.

We almost never see dolphins, but we saw some on yesterday's afternoon outing!


The curious charisma of action heroes (or lack thereof).

Stuck With Tenure

Vikram urges caution for those who seek to abolish tenure.

The Dissected Frog: or, Man walks into a bar, offends everyone…

What responsibility does humor have to be unoffensive? Haters, start your engines! by Tod Kelly

Are women turning to Prostitution to Pay for College?

The Atlantic tells us that there is an epidemic of young women paying for college with Prostitution. Saul Degraw wonders whether this is true or not and about the implications of legalization.

The Photoshop Lawyer

Another bar discipline report leaves Burt Likko reeling in slackjawed amazement.


Jaybird cleans out the downstairs closet, visits his nephews, and goes to the Vintage Clothing store.

Obamacare Yay, Democratic Party Nay: The Way Forward in a Big Country

Kentucky is one of the few red states to have their own healthcare exchange and medicare expansion, thanks to their Democratic Governor, Steve Beshear (disclaimer and potential nom de plum destroyer: I went to graduate school with his nephew. I never met Governor Beshear and my classmate grew up in another state. His nephew is…

Did the Police in Ferguson Lie on Day 1?

This seems pretty hard to argue with. Does anyone here have the ability or interest to check his work? Via Jamelle Bouie’s (@jbouie) Twitter account.


Secession! Independence! Statehood! An open-ish thread on related subjects.

Good Intentions, Bad Law?

This fall, Washington state voters will decide on two ballot initiatives that look to curb gun violence. But even if they pass, argues Mad Rocket Scientist, they probably won't succeed.

Linky Thursday #2

This week: Copyright, Law, Technology, Economics, Russia, and Space!

Corporal Punishment, Race and Adrian Peterson

The Adrian Peterson case brings up conflicting emotions in Dennis Sanders as he reflects on corporal punishment and race.

Hobby Lobby and Substantial Burdens

Whatever its flaws, the Hobby Lobby decision was not as radical as some would have us believe. By Mark Thompson

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