Classes start in 307 days. I am still working on Dr. Boonin's book, The Problem of Punishment. In previous posts, I presented what I am now calling a moral aversion theory of punishment. The purpose of punishment is to create moral aversions. I then explained how this theory fits within Dr. Show More Summary
TOP STORIES ALL THINGS 2016 Don’t worry, we just have 14 days left. Looks like Donald Trump used nearly $300,000 in donor money ? to buy his own books. Some Republicans are threatening to sue for defamation over ads that link them to Trump, who in case you need a reminder, is the GOP nominee. Show More Summary
As we close in on Election Day at last, take a look back at how we got here with my new book, collecting cartoons from 2014 through the summer of 2016!
In her new memoir Buffering: Unshared Tales of a Life Fully Loaded (Dey Street Books, $23.99), Hannah Hart writes: “I may not always have wanted to be famous, but I have always wanted to brighten someone’s day.” Hart rose to fame as the creator of the viral YouTube series My Drunk Kitchen — her funny,...
The best days are book release days. I am super excited to announce the publication of Erin Walcek Averett, Jody Michael Gordon, and Derek B. Counts, Mobilizing the Past for a Digital Future: The Potential of Digital Archaeology. Grand Forks, ND: The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota. This is the culmination of months… Read More ?
Time to book that next dentist appointment It’s finally here. Welcome to Sweets Week, starting right this very moment throughout the Eater universe. For the next five days, we will obsess over everything sugary — from baked goods, to...Show More Summary
There is no doubt that I live in leather jackets when fall comes around, and one that adds function to style is a win in my book. This Covert piece transforms between a timeless layering piece and a convenient drawstring bag that still has room for your personal items. Show More Summary
These days my worst nightmare involves Social Security. Having written a book and co-developed software to help people collect Social Security benefits I’ve come to realize just how critically important are the Social Security earnings record histories we accumulated while working. Show More Summary
It looks like we are only a couple days away from the new 2016 MacBook Pro announcement. Mac Rumors has the news. “KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a new research report outlining his expectations for next Thursday’s ‘Hello Again’ event where Apple is expected to make a number of Mac-related announcements.” The article... Show More Summary
At Business Insider, we sample a lot of cars, and many of them are black. Black is a popular color for vehicles these days. In fact, according to Kelley Blue Book (citing SwapALease.com), it's the most popular color, beating second-place...Show More Summary
I’ve spent quite a lot of the last few days on longish journeys between debates, and have been re-reading my disintegrating old Penguin edition of Robert Graves’s 1943 novel ‘Wife to Mr Milton’. I shall have to get a new...
I’m a fan of eating crow. Truly a student from the school of tough love. The other day I happened to be perusing my archive of articles here on ComicMix when I hit on the one where I vowed to buy more indie books. That article was published August 14, 2014. Shortly after it hit […]
Slavoj Å½iÅ¾ek is part philosopher, part international phenomenon. And if that seems impossible in this day and age, consider: Å½iÅ¾ek, a Slovenian cultural theorist, has published more than 40 books in English, has starred in four films, and even has an academic journal (International Journal of Å½iÅ¾ek Studies) dedicated to his work. Show More Summary
The countdown continues. Only a week and a day until Nov. 1, when my new book, Anatomy of a Song, is published by Grove Press. I did several major media interviews this past week (I'll alert you when they appear),...
Betim, Brazil, October 21, 2016 - On the final Pool A game at FIVB Men’s Club World Championship, European champions Zenit Kazan stormed past Taichung Bank from Chinese Taipei 3-0 (25-22, 25-16, 25-17) and booked their ticket into semifinals phase.
Yikes! This sounds like the breakup from hell! As we previously reported, Little Mix's Perrie Edwards revealed in the band's new memoir Our World how Zayn Malik dumped her over text. So cold! Well, a new excerpt from the book has also revealed how the split left the 23-year-old completely homeless! Related: Perrie Leaves Zayn Behind In New [...]
This book more or less vanished. A few older works of criticism list it in their bibliographies, and a small press in Pennsylvania reissued it in 1970. But no scholar has ever paid it much attention, and for decades it survived in the...Show More Summary
It sounds like something out of a Dan Brown book, but it isn't: The whole internet is protected by seven highly protected keys, in the hands of 14 people. And in a few days, they are going to hold a historic ritual known as the Root...Show More Summary
Shawn Coss, a very talented artist and author of the crowdfunded book Kindergarten, has illustrated hauntingly beautiful ink sketches of his own interpretations of mental illnesses and disorders. This project is part of The Inktober Initiative in which artists all over the world ink one illustration per day throughout the month of October. October is […]
Few days back, we reported that Microsoft Store is now offering $150 gift code with select Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices. Now, Microsoft Store is offering $150 discount on their entry level Surface Book device. Surface Book Intel Core i5/8GB RAM/128GB device (non-gpu) model is now available for $1349. Similarly, you can also […]