Let My Onion Go

Doc reports that The Onion has opened its archives, permitting readers to link directly to favorite columns even when they’re years old — like this one, to pick a day-appropriate example.

Pardon Me

Margaret’s flying in for the weekend, so I expect that I won’t be as active online as I usually am. I didn’t see the State of the Union Address, but I read Tom Matrullo’s scarifying account of it. Gary modulates from subtle Photoshoppery to PowerPoint sabotage. Brilliant. Today Seabury observed the feast of St. Anskar,…

Teaching Is Like That

For a variety of reasons, I was reminiscing about my days teaching at Princeton Theological Seminary earlier in the week — when what should happen, but I got a letter from Katy and Mac Shafer, two wonderful students from those days (whose sense of humor is so twisted that they scarred their dog forever by…

Didactic Notes

Was it just me, or did other people experience quivers of nausea at the President’s claim that “My job is not only commander in chief, but educator in chief”? Exactly what does he think he stands to teach us? On a related note, in a chat today with Pascale, I referred to “a real edfucational…