Hold onto your protective gear because this column races quickly through notes on the NBA finals, the NHL Stanley Cup, the Red Bull Arena debut, and a bit of World Cup coverage.
By now, youve seen the photos, read the news stories, and heard the measuredand not so measuredopinions of experts focusing on the April 20 BP explosion at the Deepwater Horizon rig, where oil continues to gush into the Gulf of Mexico.
While driving down from New Orleans to Venice, ground zero of BPs Deepwater Horizon oil spill, I heard Parish President Billy Nungesser on a local radio show.
In Climate Wars: The Fight for Survival as the World Overheats (Oneworld, 2010), international affairs journalist Gwynne Dyer offers bleak predictions
Mention the name Diane Ravitch to anyone involved in American education and you are sure to get a visceral response.
A short introduction serves as an apology for the string-ball of idle thoughts that is William T. Vollmanns newest, Kissing the Mask, a book which perhaps warrants an apology.
This October marks 10 years in print for The Brooklyn Rail.
It's Memorial Day weekend of 2005 and I stick two fingers in a scanner that takes an electronic picture of my fingerprints.
I have a relic of sorts that I hold dear. Its a green foam beer cozy, worn thin from carrying hundreds of bottles of Michelob.
The comics medium and the memoir genre are very well suited to each other.