Scott McLemee takes a quick look at commentary on Hurricane Katrina ... muttering audibly, the whole time.
There are lots of reasons to complain about how the press handles books. Scott McLemee wants to do more than complain.
Scholarship and newspapers don't often mix well. Scott McLemee wonders if the situation can be changed.
"Political Theory Daily Review" may be the best-kept secret of the academic blogosphere. Scott McLemee talks with the figure behind the curtain.
The best American shows about adolescence were too mature for prime time. Scott McLemee takes a look.
A 50-year-old memoir about rape in wartime is as contemporary as the headlines from Darfur, Scott McLemee writes.
A brief look at Rene Girard -- literary theorist, interdisciplinary thinker, and admirer of the new pope.
Honoring the best tendencies in conservative thought means ignoring the worst. Scott McLemee has some idea where to start.
As the Supreme Court nomination process begins, Scott McLemee looks at a literary theorist's latest legal thriller.