Raised Relief

The return of Chief Weeping Crybaby

A raised relief map presents topography and contour in three dimensions.

Guest Commentary

Bicycling safety and the law (redux)

My friend and fellow bicycle advocate Jackie Green makes good sense sometimes. Unfortunately, he also sometimes shreds logic in service of far-fetched ideas.

Fables of the Deconstruction

Kid about it


I have decided to wean myself off one of my worst addictions.

Summary of My Discontent

Hiding the opposition

According to Mom, I once met John F. Kennedy.

Yep, I’m Gay

How privileged we are to be alive

Lately I’ve been revisiting socialism. Most people, politicians or otherwise, seem to fear it more than H1N1, and I don’t respect these people much.


(Town)hallmarks of dissention

Ever watched a movie so bad you wished you had those two wasted hours back?

Raised Relief

Kicking against the pricks* … again

The low-rent, runt-of-the-litter media watchdog you thought you’d seen the last of has returned unbidden with the mange, a creepy eye and an irreversible hard on.

Editor’s Note

Headless horsemen

We should now be comfortable taking as fact the notion that public accountability in the city’s dealings with The Cordish Cos. is a giant cosmic joke.

Keeping Up with the Jones

The ‘Book of Faces’ and me

My sister visited me last year and had a new hobby — playing on Facebook. Are you kidding me? She was raised better than that!

Summary of My Discontent

Readers respond: music for Laura


Two columns ago, I asked readers to suggest albums that I could give to my daughter Laura, who is going off to college this week.