Daily Archive: September 23, 2014


On debut albums, sophomore efforts, and Alt-J’s new album.

Organizational Responsibility

Do the organizations we are affiliated with have a right to punish us for things we do on the ‘outside’? Mike Dwyer thinks about the dynamics of group affiliations.

On the freedom to speak stupidly

In which Russell wearily defends Rob Schneider’s right to say stupid things and still remain a working actor.

Oh, Tennessee

I often get the sense that Tennessee, Texas, and Florida are locked in a never-ending war to decide which of the three is the craziest state in the union. Granted, Florida wins most of the battles, but Tennessee and Texas get in a lot of really good shots. I think Tennessee may have just landed a doozy, though.