Malingering classicist.

On Everyone's Looking At Your Dick In The Locker Room

@jfruh In the scene where he's yelling at the owner about her kid, Reg comes across as so pathetic and defeated that the ridiculous slurs against the little boy just seem to cement his loser status there.

Posted on February 10, 2014 at 11:06 pm 0

On Michael Grimm For Mayor

@hockeymom Yes, ma'am. http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/2012/08/congressman_mic.php

Posted on January 29, 2014 at 10:38 am 0

On "Negroni Season": The Fan Fiction

Tutti bravi.

Posted on August 5, 2013 at 6:26 pm 0

On Nobel Literature Laureates, In Order

Mommsen! Woo!

Posted on May 10, 2013 at 3:44 pm 0

On Alcohol Tastes Like Happiness: Science

I love Cynar. Hmph.

Posted on April 16, 2013 at 2:40 pm 0

On For England's New Wave Songwriters, a Fond Goodbye To Musical Inspiration

Crass's "How Does It Feel?" is maybe my favorite, if only because that scream is surely one of the very best ever.

Posted on April 8, 2013 at 5:05 pm 0

On David Thewlis Is 50

@Jinxie Oh, god, I did too.

Posted on March 20, 2013 at 1:57 pm 0

On David Thewlis Is 50

Such mind-bendingly great movie. (Also great, someone got a quote from his mom when, I think, that Rimbaud movie came out: "Oh there's goes David, showing his bum again.")

Posted on March 20, 2013 at 1:56 pm 0

On Slate Complete

@jolie Oh god, the onions. Touché. And were they the grapefruit people, too?

Posted on February 19, 2013 at 1:54 pm 1

On Slate Complete

@Matt Oh, surely not. "Creed Is Good." http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/music_box/2009/10/creed_is_good.html

Posted on February 19, 2013 at 1:40 pm 0