Paul ordered, “Hit him for me,” and Russell punched Jacob smartly in the chest.
Literature is only an art. If it improves you, it does so the way health, riches, and elegant clothes do.
August 2, 2013
“What did they keep in the cabinets?” asked another chemist, swiveling in his chair with childish speed.
September 9, 2011
One at a time, each of us thrill-seekers was buckled into a vaguely diaper-like nylon brace.
January 1, 2010
But what about Avatar’s anti-imperialism and anti-corporate attitudinizing? They’re red herrings, in my opinion.
October 16, 2009
Marriage is indifference to handcuffs. There are always opportunities to escape.
October 20, 2004
No more electoral college; no more red, blue, swing; no more U.S.A. . . this thing isn’t working.