You cannot have a contemporary prison without contemporary furniture.

Nov 212017

Dissent requires the willingness to set aside a few evenings, dissidence the occasional weekend.

Nov 142017

Let us give thanks to all who disagree with us stupidly, without whom we would have so little to say.

Nov 012017

Social media are to friendship what vaping is to smoking.

Oct 092017

Every quirk a syndrome, every aversion an allergy, every fear a phobia.

Sep 112017

Prejudice, n.   The precipitate of a principle.

Sep 052017

To discover who is preeminent in a field, ask someone who knows nothing about it.

Aug 292017

Inevitable, adj.   1. Devoutly wished. 2. Acutely feared.

Aug 172017

Too little feminization prevents civilization, too much destroys it, and the trick is to find the inflection point.

Aug 112017

It is possible to win an argument, if you’re willing to forgo the awards ceremony.