Category Archives: Punditry

Meditations on Don Draper (Part 5)

Sally Draper and I are contemporaries, though we grew up in different parts of the country. By the end of the seventh and final season of “Mad Men,” she and I will both have lived through the sixties. We remember … Continue reading

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Living Alone (Part 4)

I do not think I could live without The New York Times. The Times is so fucking much better than most news outlets because they take journalism seriously. Sure, they are trying to make a buck, but I think they … Continue reading

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Reporting on the Sausage Factory

I read far too much financial reporting for my own good. Part of this sentiment springs from my own dislike of economics (I entered college as an economics major, learned why it is called the “dismal science,” and changed majors). … Continue reading

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