Axis of Evil Knievel has been reduced to a “this day in history” blog, but its catalog of horrors is really something to behold. I almost linked to a post last week. Today’s is too much not to share.
I haven’t been blogging much the past couple days as I’ve been using my blog time to update other parts of the site. As job season will soon be beginning, I thought it was time for my annual update of the “Professionalization” section of my website. There’s a bunch of new stuff up there — […]
The Barnacle of Higher Ed has been covering the controversy over academic blogging (or doing their best to manufacture one) for over a year now. The latest is a symposium on whether blogging “damaged” Juan Cole’s career. Cole is a middle east expert and a full professor at the University of Michigan. The “damage”? Apparently […]
I give you Le Blagueur à Paris, who is — wait for it — an American in Paris. So far, she’s on quite a roll. No cushy professor job or anything but she’s struggling with her French too so we’ve got that going. She’s also quite ahead of me in introducing readers to various things […]
Here’s an email I sent a friend this weekend. Not sure why I’m feeling like reproducing it here, but I do. Dear XXXX, You asked about getting into blogging. As far as front end goes, I recommend blogspot over the others. Seems relatively straightforward and reliable. And it doesn’t come with a “rep” like livejournal […]
It’s been a long month (more like 5 weeks) and I have much to report on. But since my return on Sunday, my writing efforts have turned to the book and a Bad Subjects oped linked below. The blog shall not suffer for long, though, as it is really summer now. Which means, among other […]
Following up on my earlier tax post, here’s a tidbit from the conservatives’ budget, as reported in The Smoking Section. Sound familiar, Americans? Speaking of smoking sections, a guest informed me tonight that one can order smoking cabs in Montreal. So we ordered her a smoking cab. I wonder if the smoking ban will affect […]