The decade is winding down. Scott McLemee wonders what it was all about...
Harvard University Press has just issued a book promulgating a JFK assassination conspiracy theory.
Let's put that sentence on the chalkboard and underscore the anthropologically interesting aspects of the situation, shall we? Harvard University Press has just issued a book promulgating a JFK assassination conspiracy theory.
A new book analyzes a famous photograph from Boston anti-busing protests. Scott McLemee takes a pre-post-racial look.
A new film takes an almost hallucinatory look at the protests in Chicago in 1968. Scott McLemee trips into its black holes.
Are there rules for what titles you are permitted to keep on your shelves? Scott McLemee thinks it's all rule of thumb.
Cannibalism and human depravity? Dante would have loved it. Scott McLemee interviews a religious scholar about our fascination with the living dead.
There is more to Richard Posner's book on public intellectuals than the Top 100 list. Scott McLemee revisits it....
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....
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