Tag Archives: Ivy League

Steven Pinker on What Ails Higher Education–or at least Harvard

Fenster writes: When Steven Pinker writes Fenster listens.  Well, not literally.  He reads.  But language is all a kind of metaphor, right? From The Language Instinct on I have been amazed by this guy’s reach, educated through his insights and entertained … Continue reading

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This Might Be the Worst Thing I’ve Ever Read

Blowhard, Esq. writes: Sometimes, you come across something so jaw-droppingly bad that the ridiculous awfulness must be shared. This is the first page of The Adventures of Lucky Pierre by Robert Coover: Me, if I continue any further. BTW, the author … Continue reading

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