Sep 4, 2008

Bicker
v., to run rapidly; move quickly; rush; hurry, as in, "The bicker of bullets sent a retired couple, the Readuses, low to the floor: Calvin in the bedroom, where he had been watching the Olympics, and Gloria in the kitchen, where she had been reading Proverbs, third chapter, fifth verse."

Stories to write at the end of journalism
The future of narrative journalism
Salman Rushdie's readability
Mailer never meant shit to me
Or, book designers just like monkey sex
My Uncle's 1,000-page, 29-year poem is published
50 years reading Lolita in America
Robert Creeley's periods
The semi-colon is gay
Biblionomatopoeia
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What's likely to kill you
BBQ: America's first food
Patty Hearst and the disappeared girls of the 70s
Infoviz art
Concrete Reveries, a review
The future of the suburbs
'My parents lost track of my salvation in the divorce.'
Revenge killer, Ossetian war hero
Particle acceleration and the end of the world (Sept. 10)
The rise and rise of 'anti-design'
Attracted and addicted to gloom
'Tilt:The Battle to Save Pinball'
The problems with the Alan Sokal hoax
Meaning in the face
Looking for literal Hell in the New Testament
The horror: Homosexuality and communism
Where do white people come from?
The milk pausturization wars
Paranoia, public safety and photography
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Most trusted man in America: John Stewart
Libertarians have adopted the liberal's Rawls?
Hitchen's on Mailer's 1968 conventions
Clinton's dead-enders
At the convention, the parasite has consumed the host
Speech-writing advice: Aim low
Democrats make small steps on abortion
The Ron Paul Nation finds the fringe
Teen pregnancy, a candidate's kid, and the weird inversion of the culture wars
Jenkins and LaHaye: Obama not Anti-Christ