I am sorry to say I’ve never rolled my eyes more in one episode of Mad Men. Thus, this week our methodology shall be the Mad Men Eye Roll Index. PS: I’ve also never seen more vests in my life. PPS: I do not understand why we are spending so much time with Elizabeth Reaser, Read More...
I am sorry. You are going to have to bear with me. The runup to April Fools' Day was not, unfortunately, in and of itself enough to get my desire to troll out of my system... A set of thoughts provoked by reading my archives and talking...Show More Summary
In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Bret Easton Ellis, Kate Christensen, Kevin Brockmeier, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee...
Let's be honest, you are unremarkably average. I am sorry. I know that was a brutal and ugly thing to say, but it's the truth. You are part of the oldest institution in human history. One that not only promotes self-oppression but will...Show More Summary
@Chas: I do agree with you - this is cool. I am sorry you did not got the chance, but there are a lot of them around today! @Sidney: I'll pass the compliments for sure:-) @cehH: I think you have a good point there. The week are more exciting than peaceful as you can see in today's post. Show More Summary
I am sorry to have missed Sergei Tcherepnin’s opening performance at Overduin & Co., when he "played" sheets of brass.
DePaul Blue Demons men’s basketball has a new head coach, well sort of. Bobby Hurley, no thank you! Bryce Drew, I am sorry! With the head coaching vacancy the DePaul Blue Demons hire Tulsa Hurricanes assistant coach Dave Leitao. It is a five-year deal according to ESPN Chicago. Show More Summary
Essays consider a range of American masculinities, especially at home.
Some readers expressed an interest in seeing a recording of my recent debate with Edward Lucas on the fate and future of central Europe, which took place on Friday 13th March at Sidney Sussex College. Cambridge. I am sorry...
Kent Russell is a hell of a good writer. His first book, I am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son (Knopf, $24.95), a collection of essays published earlier this month, is the most compelling and engaging book you'll read this year. With...Show More Summary
Jonathan Capehart: "I Am Sorry" ANALYSIS - NOTHING WAS GAINED IN THIS ADMISSION BY JONATHAN CAPEHART For a story that GAINED ITS OWN LEGS, molested far beyond the proportion of its actual importance in America and the lives of BlackShow More Summary
Justin Bieber really wants you to like him again. After being the butt of the joke for hours during the taping of his Comedy Central roast, the 21-year-old singer gave a contrition speech. "I turned a lot of people off over the pastShow More Summary
From the inbox: I am sorry to inform you that I have decided to reject your submission... One of the referee reports began with: "I see two huge shortcomings...." A lesser man might recognize that he is in the wrong profession.
SARAH HOYT ON THE GOP: Winter At Valley Forge. “I am sorry, no offense meant. It’s just that I think you – all of you – are barking up the wrong tree and failing to see both the progress and the problems with your chosen course.”
Catherine Carberry reviews I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son by Kent Russell today in Rumpus Books.
To all of my precious students, I am sorry for what I am about to do to you. This week, I am going to have to give you a new test. It's called PARCC. There will be five separate tests, on four separate days, and my guess is that most of you will hate them. Show More Summary
I am sorry that you are in the hospital. You are feeling ill. The noises are loud, people are walking in and out of rooms, and you aren’t sure of what to expect. You are probably nervous. This whole situation is a disturbance to your life. You would rather be at home — I can […]
I Am Sorry to Think I Have Raised a Timid Son By Kent Russell KNOPF Halfway through his engrossing book of essays and reportage, I realized Kent Russell was the kid brother of Swamplandia author Karen Russell, and then it all made sense: the hilariously dysfunctional Florida family. Show More Summary
I wanted to say, "I am sorry if we haven't spoken in a while," but we had not spoken in a while, and you cannot say such a thing to someone you haven't spoken to in a while.
If you missed ITEXPO a few weeks back in Miami, FL – I am sorry to hear that… It was one of the best events I’ve been to in a long time. Then again of course I am a bit biased as the conference chairman. Brett Williams of AudioCodesShow More Summary