Historians think Hurricane Katrina may have been a turning point for America. Scott McLemee isn't swept away....
How many degrees are there separating Stanley Fish, Tom Cruise, and Maoist revolution? Scott McLemee finds out....
Before globalization hit the headlines, Américo Paredes was living it. Scott McLemee interviews the leading Paredes scholar for an IHE podcast.
A new book looks at media bias in coverage of women running for president. Scott McLemee considers the talking points.
Bleary from academic gabfests, drugged with prescription narcotics... Scott McLemee wonders how Hunter S. Thompson ever managed.
The executive editor of MIT Press has been at his post for three decades. Scott McLemee checks in with a patriarch of academic publishing.
A new collection documents the American policy of cruel and inhumane "non-torture." Scott McLemee takes a look.
An unfilmable novel about literary life hits the cineplex. Scott McLemee interviews the author.
What are the best academic blogs you've never heard of? Scott McLemee beats the bushes for leads