Thursday, March 29, 2001
Wednesday, February 07, 2001
Saturday, January 13, 2001
Monday, January 01, 2001
Year Two Of This Millennium in which Jon Carroll resolves the real beginning of the millennium in his own inimitable fashion.
Sunday, December 24, 2000
Interesting interview with Philip Pullman, author of children's books for adults, and fantasy for those who don't read genre fiction...
Monday, December 04, 2000
FEED | Essay: The Money Men
Alan Greenspan is the current king of the world's system of unbacked paper money, and he has been a benign monarch. To realize how grateful we should be for Greenspan's relatively calm and steady hand on the printing press, consider the western world's first king of paper money, a Scottish escaped murderer named John Law who destroyed France's financial system in the early eighteenth century.
Friday, December 01, 2000
Wednesday, November 29, 2000
The Million-Dollar Nose - 00.12 a great article about Robert Parker, Jr., the wine critic.
"Parker got as belligerent as he gets. He said, "Look. I came here at the end of the day. You said I could taste your wine. I've been bitten by your dog. If I was wrong about this wine, I will be the first to say so.""