For those of you who use Spotify, you know their famous “Wrapped” summaries dropped today. We are a people who love it when our particulars and…
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Wednesday, November 15 4:59PM PST. I hold my phone to the screen of my MacBook. “Can you see, Mousie?” “What am I looking at, papa? I don’t see…
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Two more small Saturday night notes on the election. ONE: With the Democrats holding the Senate, and with the retirement of Patrick Leahy of Vermont…
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Far wiser observers of the scene have better election post-mortems, so I’ll restrict myself to three observations about yesterday’s surprising midterms…
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I started graduate school at UCLA in the fall quarter, 1989. That was the quarter the Berlin Wall came down. It was the term of the great Loma Prieta…
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I do not charge for subscriptions any longer, and my writing is free to all, but if you are interested in supporting me and my work, I would very much…
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I do not charge for subscriptions any longer, and my writing is free to all, but if you are interested in supporting me and my work, I would very much…
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I wrote last year about the day I resigned my teaching job in 2013. I included this, describing how I signed the document that ended my life as I had…
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Sunday evening, David had his first flag football game of the season. (My son threw a touchdown for the New York Giants. One is proud.) It was a big…
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Several people on Facebook have unfriended me since I remarked on my wish, yesterday, to help Nury Martinez, the disgraced former L.A. councilwoman. (If…
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Scott Adams is the creator of Dilbert, a long-running comic strip about the misadventures and wry observations of a cubicle-dweller in a faceless…
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As Rolling Stone reports, YouTube sensation the “Try Guys” have fired one of their members after a revelation he had had an extramarital affair. (The…
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