Daily Archives: April 6, 2009


Saw David Sedaris last night at UMASS. He was terribly genial — not that I expected a grumpy troll or anything, but he was exceedingly genial and just downright pleasant in all ways. He read two new pieces, one about … Continue reading

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The John Ashcroft Conundrum

Over at Beliefnet, Steven Waldman asks an troubling question: why didn’t John Ashcroft, perhaps the most devoutly religious man ever to hold the office of Attorney General, do anything to impede Bush’s torture program? But if that’s the case, I’m … Continue reading

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