Summary of My Discontent

Outsource your worry

Are you a worrier? According to a recent study by the U.S.

Stop Calling Me Surly

What a riot

Transfixed by all the trash talk between Louisville and Lexington, I couldn’t resist joining the fray.

Summary of My Discontent

Ask an English Major

Welcome once again to “Ask an English Major about Political Science,” the column that puts the Hume in humanities.

Guest Commentary

The myth of the ‘liberal’ media

There’s a common refrain that we’ve got a “liberal media” here in the United States.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Don’t dream it’s over

You may remember I used to love that television show “Lost.” I was amused and delighted by the ways the writers convoluted the story in supposedly meaningful ways, reconfiguring archety

Raised Relief

Let the Bluegrass Shake

When I see him, I’m going to walk up to Russ Smith and squeeze him.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Dream on

My dreams, when I remember them, are usually pretty bizarre. I’m fighting giant hermit crabs or scorpions.

Keeping Up with the Jones

Marriage must really suck!

For some reason, there has been a bevy of reports about the decline of marriage in America lately.

Stop Calling Me Surly

Bridge to political cover

Days after the adoption of a controversial plan to finance the Ohio River Bridges Project, Kentucky lawmakers were running for cover.

Summary of My Discontent

What we are fearing today

Family planning. Gluten. Credit card fees. Being scanned in an airport and having pictures of our naughty bits turn up on the Internet.