Category: Not a Potted Plant


Kim Davis Freed

The suckiest Labor Day weekend Kim Davis can remember will turn out to have been only fifteen minutes long in the cultural zeitgeist.


The Wager

Pascal wrote, “Too much and too little wine. Give him none, he cannot find truth; give him too much, the same,” so I recommend a reading this with a drink or two.


Une Vignette Fantastique du Kentucky

An indulgence in what would be an act of political courage and principle, if it were to actually take place, which we all know it will not.


Speaking of the Speechwriter

Will and Tod recently read Barton Swaim’s The Speechwriter and are planning to talk about it soon. You should consider reading it yourself.


Skipping The Summer Reading

This essay is about reading gay porn before class. And it resurrects an Ideological Outrage Of The Day from 2012. And a graphic novel. And striking out romantically. And Richard Dawkins.


The Seuss-Berenst#in Deathmatch

A story of alternate universes involving one where Dr Seuss is bad and the Berenstein Bears are misspelled.


The Persistence of Myth

In which Presidential peccadilloes, parables of patrimony, and persuasive proof pool to peer into a prosaic psyche.


Cooler Than Lukewarm

Looking for suggestions in the decidedly unlikely event of lunch with a member of Congress.