Kurt Vonnegut is dead. So it goes. Scott McLemee gets unstuck in time.
Shakespeare wrote one of the most savage plays in the canon. Scott McLemee visits the dark side.
The first English dictionary was published long before Samuel Johnson. Scott McLemee consults the first reprint in 400 years.
The Borders bookstore chain is "right-sizing." Scott McLemee takes a look at a new documentary about the company's effects on the culture.
Why don't more political scientists study the antiwar movement? Scott McLemee talks to one who does.
Scott McLemee takes a look back at the postmodern thinker and intellectual playboy who inspired "The Matrix."
Getting from academe to the publishing world isn't easy, but Scott McLemee finds some grad students who just might make it.
Will bringing in an inspirational speaker cure the faculty blues? Scott McLemee describes a skirmish in the culture wars.
Thanks to DNA testing, Sally Hemings is fully part of national history. Scott McLemee considers the work of a scholar who fears the real story will be whitewashed.