Posted in November 2014

Corporate buzzwords: a white paper

Corporate buzzwords: a white paper

In first-year university, I took the intro Psychology survey. There were many good things about this course: each section was taught by a specialist in his or her field, so we got real good nibbles of Psychology’s various branches of study; one of the professors was the stunt double for The Man They Call(ed) Reveen; … Continue reading

The definition of pizza

The definition of pizza

This is another slightly revised piece from my halcyon days writing for Food Riot. “The definition of pizza” turned out to be one of my most popular posts there, proving yet again that the internet really digs it when one person tells another person to shut their piehole. ————————————————————————— A friend and I once had … Continue reading

This is my brain on Boris Pasternak

This is my brain on Boris Pasternak

I just finished reading Boris Pasternak’s Doctor Zhivago. Reading it has been the tonic I’d been seeking after that desperate run of post-Mantel mediocrity; I freely admit to having planted many platonic, entirely non-pervy smoochies on the book’s cover and pages as I read. Doctor Zhivago is political and historical; it is exuberant in execution … Continue reading