Friday, September 11, 2009

Political Mythology

Not unlike “free lunches” and “honest politicians” and “a right to healthcare”…the Senate Filibuster is apparently a myth.

tip: Megan McArdle

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Recommended Reading

My seventeen-year-old son turned me on to a fascinating book entitled House of Leaves. This is the most original book I've ever read (am reading). It's a visceral meta-novel: the unorthodox typography and constantly shifting narrative - which echoes the plot - causes the story to be almost...experienced.