Two years ago this week, feeling exhausted and dispirited, I announced an indefinite hiatus from Facebook and other social media. (In the late aughts…
I have suspended all recurring subscriptions for this Substack; no one will be charged going forward. I expect letters to be very infrequent indeed…
As I mentioned in my previous newsletter, I cannot promise regular Substack missives. Those that I do send out will be free to all. Thank you for…
This letter is open to everyone, but addressed in particular to my paid subscribers. This is my letter to tell you that I will understand completely if…
It occurs to me that perhaps I lost my teaching job in the nick of time. I was a white man who taught a very popular Women’s Studies course on a mostly…
This week, the Supreme Court will hear the oral arguments in Dobbs v Jackson, the most direct challenge to Roe v Wade we’ve seen in decades. The future…
“I can finally get that Grateful Dead sweatshirt!” Heloise wriggles with joy as I show her an Urban Outfitters credit for $70.35. (Molly, a dear former…
Hi, Mildred! Thank you for your wonderful and very kind E-vite for your annual gala! As you may know, we have chosen not to be vaccinated, and so must…
This is a free public post, but most of my newsletters are subscriber-only. I’d welcome your sign-up! On my Facebook yesterday, I posted that whatever…
(Kyrsten Sinema presiding over the Senate, October 2021) Over this past month, the New York Times has run a series of columns on the inscrutable fashion…
I have another subscriber-only post coming later this week, focusing on the obsession with Senator Kyrsten Sinema’s fashion choices. For today, Taylor…
I’m still doing the occasional public post. Most are subscriber-only these days. We'll ride the ship down Dumping buckets overboard There can't be more…