Summary: The Roman Catholic equivalent of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s “Infidel”. A luminous, extraordinary account of one woman who devoted her life to Mother Teresa’s Missionaries of Charity, saw the organization […]
At the Brooklyn Museum’s current retrospective of Keith Haring’s early work, titled Keith Haring: 1978–1982, you can view what may be the earliest video of the artist at work. In […]
Read Part 2 here. To finish off Saturday night, atheist comedian Keith Lowell Jenson and journalist Ted Cox gave a demonstration of “ex-gay” conversion therapy. The quack idea undergirding this […]
There are some times when it gives me little pleasure to be right, and this is one of them: The Vatican has launched a crackdown on the umbrella group that […]
What Accounts for the “Dismal State” of American Fiction?: A Review of Anis Shivani’s Against the Workshop
I don’t write fiction, at all. I can’t make stuff up. But I used to read more fiction than I do now. And occasionally I wonder why I’ve struggled to […]
Batman is wrong to be nonlethal in the case of the Joker. This shows we can, in some cases, morally kill someone against his will. I am something of a […]
I was standing in the kitchen, half listening to the TV the other night while I warmed my dinner up when two black guys from Georgia appeared on CNN. The […]
I’ve been thinking a lot about my previous two posts regarding Drs. Willard Daggett and Ruby Payne. Both make a great deal of money and have built mini-empires out of […]
At the BIO 2008 International Convention coming up in June in San Diego, I will be participating in a panel on the communication challenges facing biotechnology. Below are the details […]
The fledgling state managed to elect a Miss Absaroka 1939 before disappearing into the dustbin of history
The second part of Eruptions readers' recollections of the historic May 18, 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens.
Tuesday marks the 30th anniversary of the historic eruption of Mount St. Helens in Washington - and Eruptions readers share their memories on the blast that captivated the world.
This semester in the sophomore-level course I teach on “Communication and Society,” we spent several weeks examining the many ways that Americans are using the Internet to alter the nature […]