I have no idea why
they’re covering it now, more than six months after it was
released, and it goes completely off the rails about halfway
through, as is the case with pretty much everything the reviewer
writes, but Caitlin
Flanagan’s take on the Alec Baldwin divorce memoir in the
current issue of the Atlantic does deserve points for this
Alec Baldwin’s A Promise to Ourselves proceeds from a double-pronged thesis: that American divorce laws are deeply flawed, and that Kim Basinger is a crazy bitch.
While you’re over there, check out “The Quiet Coup,” a former IMF economist’s scary-as-shit assessment of the current economic crisis and how we’re going about fixing it the completely wrong way.