“What I had going for me was teen rage, contempt impervious to offers of compromise; the power of the mask capable of turning ice to marshmallow, and all the time in the world, all the ability to sustain it without surrendering.”
For decades a group of radical Catholics, many of them nuns, have been keeping up the good fight against nuclear weapons.
Sunday, March 1
An ode to Juiceboxxx, a 27-year-old rapper from Milwaukee no one’s ever heard of.
The first half of a serialized history of old Texas newspapers and a pair of men who shaped the story of civil rights.
The story of a young man, a lake with some fish, a compound bow and a very bad idea.
Saturday, February 28
The author of The Anarchist Cookbook wishes he could take it all back.
Once a “folk hero,” Carson has become controversial. And his social conservative stances puzzle his former colleagues.
“When constant revisionism and re-invention is under way, what does it profit a biographer to drag the weary ‘facts’ before us?”
The British and Irish have coined some fabulous terms to describe nature and landscrape. “Doofers” is the Scots’ term for horse-shit; “clinkerbell” means icicle in Hampshire.