Keeping Up with the Jones
When I arrived in Louisville almost a decade and a half ago, I had a great feeling about the place. I still do (most of the time).
“We now find ourselves in 2010 dealing with very complicated terrorism matters. Those are certainly the things that have occupied much of my time.
One hundred years ago, the profession of “planning” was founded as a movement to end unsanitary and overcrowded housing in our nation’s cities.
I once had a friend* who habitually brushed off homework in freshman Spanish class, consequently resulting in her begging for a glimpse of my workbook minutes before the bell rang.
Fables of the Deconstruction
“Citizen Kane” is widely regarded as the greatest American movie ever made. Any legitimate survey will include it in the top five, at least.
Summary of My Discontent
As oil spreads across the Gulf of Mexico, oozing a greasy sheen on the Redneck Riviera not seen since Uncle Kracker appeared on “MTV Spring Break 2000,” it’s important to look on
Don't Ask, I'm Telling
Drag queens have long been declaring their right to be fabulous, entertaining and over the top.
Put your ill-fitting seersuckers and giant hats in the closet, take an aspirin and get back to work, ye merry revelers. It’s over.
Emotional Weather Report
It was the spring of 2005. I was getting ready to go into work and help Harold clean out Twice Told Books and move furniture into his new house.