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Harry lives on

54936563 Jimmy Rollins and Steve Carlton unveiled a bronze statue of Harry Kalas — the famed announcer who passed shortly before a ballgame in Washington D.C. in April of 2009 — prior to Tuesday’s game....

An insignificant story


28043877 The U.S. House of Representatives left for the summer last week. The messy negotiations were over. The debt ceiling was raised. The summer lull in news coverage has begun. A weary nation trying to...

Hardly harlots

54586638 Women, men and children, including many locals, marched toward City Hall Saturday in the first-ever SlutWalk Philadelphia, a rally that aims to stop the presumption that women are raped due to their choice of...

Bellow’s theory


28043877 There is a Saul Bellow novel (I forget which one. The Internet is silent on its identity, and Saul is no longer around to ask.) where he proposes the theory that Americans are going...

The Kama Sutra and other positions

Once in a while I stumble upon HBO's Real Sex series, quite by accident of course. The first thing that struck me about the show is its title. "Real Sex" as opposed to what, fake...
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