Month: February 2015

Salt In the Wound or, Evidence That Reading Is a Lost Art

If reading is fundamental, interpretation is impossible without it. When an interpretation is offered apart from reading a text the interpreter is rupturing his or her own ideology. Read More

The Secret Is Out (About Us)

Often we discover more about ourselves in the wake of an event than what we think we learn about another person. Two things come to mind. First, conservative reactions to President Obama’s remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast. Second, . . .  Read More

Heard at the Urinal Or, Cursed by the Double Bind

Of all the things I have been told about aging, one thing is true. Never pass up a chance to visit the Men’s Room. Little did I know what I might hear along the way. Read More