"Driving through the badlands of south-east London as I came back from Paris," says Stuart Jeffries, "I was immediately struck by the melancholy, vulnerable bearing of people in the streets, more than by the crumbling and modest Victoriana that is London's architectural face." All Hail Sclerositania!
"...nearly eight decades after his death in 1922, Proust is (by some measures, anyway) a hotter commodity than ever" says Bruce Bawer
"Thus the Milton-Is-Sincere school accepts the surface of the text and then uses that surface meaning to prove its case; while the Milton-as-Closet-Satanist position by definition has to deny the validity of the surface meaning as probative." Enter Stanley Fish to foul the waters and swim upstream.
Harvard Professor Cornel West, seeking a new audience, says, "We need a whole generation of Lauryn Hills and Mos Defs - young folks talking about freedom and justice, all that talent and creativity channeled in that way." He's doing it this way.
Forget the new millennium, new economy, and new war. Peter Drucker claims we're really facing a new society
Art and creative expression are needed to combat this insidious menace
Like catchy expressions such as Aaron's rod, banana, baby-maker, coupling pin, gun, Jack-in-the-box, joystick, roly-poly, sweetmeat, thorn in the flesh, tool, and unruly member? David M. Friedman gets a rise reviewing "A Cultural History of the Penis"
Bored with life? Feeling left out, disenfranchised, socially inept, afraid of strangers and their strangee ways? Unable to find a good job in a rich country like you see on television? Then this book is for you.
We walked from Duane Street to Wall Street and back again, shoes muddy with wet plaster, hearts heavy and heads low.
This is how close St. Paul's Chapel came to ruin, and how close I got to the WTC.
An early indicator of the besieged US Postal System
Using IKONOS satellite photos, mouse over your own before and after comparison of lower Manhattan.
Located just one block from the WTC, St. Paul's Chapel on Fulton and Broadway sheltered hundreds of emergency workers when the Twin Towers collapsed.
"The cemetary at St. Paul's has been extended a couple of acres."
What is it? CONVERGENCE. Add a color screen and broadband access and we just might have the next Killer App this economy needs. CONVERGENCE is coming closer. All hail CONVERGENCE!