Monthly Archives: August 2016

The President and the Prince

What do you think about quantitative easing? Alright, scratch that. What’s your take on reparations for the descendants of enslaved people? Yeah, ok. Let’s move this in a less contentious direction: a penny, please, for your thoughts on Islam. Or, … Continue reading

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Peas, Potatoes, and the Strange, Unknowable Physics of Parenthood

There’s a moment in The Theory of Everything, the mainstream film about Stephen Hawkins, in which a game attempt is made to explain the “twin pillars of physics… quantum theory and general relativity.” For the benefit of a dinner guest (and … Continue reading

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I hate that bitch

Forty-four people have been America’s President – a group that includes exactly zero women. So of all the things Hillary Clinton must overcome between now and the next presidential election, must misogyny really be one of them? I mean, seriously. … Continue reading

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