Daily Archive: October 5, 2012

Friday Jukebox, James Bond Edition

This is the new James Bond song, “Skyfall,” by Adele, just released to the public today at 0:07, London time: Some of my favorite other James Bond theme music follows the jump:

Proust’s Invitation to Folly

Alan Jacobs is Proustblogging, and I can’t resist.  In Search of Lost Time is about the power of anticipation at least as much as the power of memory, he writes: This is part of...

Barry Goldwater, Paul Ryan, and… Me

I’ve got an essay up this morning at The Atlantic about the ways Paul Ryan does — and doesn’t — show the enormous influence Barry Goldwater still holds over the GOP today.

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