What Cost Writing? →
An interesting exchange between writer Lloyd Shepherd and the Mobilism.org community regarding pirating books and, sometimes, paying for the pirated copies instead of going through the proper channels. Lloyd Shepherd sometimes writes for The Guardian. I learned of this forum from one of his articles.
This is the time for poetry: All the changes in life draw poetry from us, those...– My hero Alice Walker in an interview with The Atlantic.
Daniel Everett v. Noam Chomsky →
This article makes me glad that I chose English over linguistics! And it was a toss up when I was deciding to go to college. I know there are mean people in my discipline who shoot down others’ theories and ideas with petty spite (believe me, I’ve met a few), but mostly ours is a field that fosters diversity and don’t tend to rally around—or away—from one man’s...
I Have Fallen Into
that horrible blogging habit of not blogging at all. Blogging. New verbs. But I have excuses! I finished grad school. Finally. I haven’t gone through the ceremony yet—that’s in May—but I did defend my dissertation. Exhale long, easily, smoothly breath it all out. So, I was preparing for that. And after going to and getting back from D.C., I had a course to redesign...