Daily Archive: May 16, 2013


Driving Blind: BDSM and Which is the Best Star Trek

Due to popular demand (two people), I’m bringing my daily commute reads to the front page on…Monday (since I clearly forgot to uncheck the “mini post” box on this one! Conor Friedersdorf riffs on...


Musings on The Truman Show and Pleasantville

This week’s Thursday Night Bar Fight about living in a TV show of your choosing has got me thinking about two movies. I didn’t have either in mind when I came up with the...


What is your true rejection: Organ Trade Edition

One of the things that tells us whether we are actually thinking about an issue reasonably is whether there is any counterfactual that would change our minds about it. Given that we had a...


How To: Cook A Ramp Slurry

From mid-April to mid-May, the most glorious of the onion family grows on the wet hillsides of West Virginia (and several other, lesser states): ramps. Ramps are a delicacy that aren’t for everyone. Those...

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