A History of the Free School Movement, Reborn
Here’s a quirky story with a happy ending. In April 2007, I wrote a blog post about the Internet’s ‘long tail.” A researcher had found me online and requested a copy of my college thesis — a long tail request if ever there was one. Flattered, I posted the thesis on my blog, where it […]
My Metro Diary in the NY Times
This is fun: The New York Times printed my Metropolitan Diary today.
Photos of the Treehouse
Memories of our lovely, five-person sleeping Tree House, which met its untimely demise during Hurricane Sandy.
Obama Race Speech Shows His Mastery of Political Theater
If you never found the time to watch Barack Obama’s 2008 speech about race and progressive values in America, find the time now.
Nas Rocks Fox and Takes Shots at Big Pops
The story of how a brilliant young rapper beat Glenn Beck at his own game.
I’m Going to Ohio for Obama. Want to Come?
In my never-ending quest to make our government more progressive, I’ve gotten myself mixed up in an exciting new campaign. Actually, I’m running it.
Living off the Land for 36 Hours
Four friends and I went upstate for a wilderness trip, with one central rule — for 36 hours, we could eat only what we foraged, fished or hunted.
My Wife, The Punch Vixen
Just in time for New Year’s Eve, my wife got picked up. By a drunk.
Work Project Week: Newbury, VT
It started with bat shit. The rafters were covered with it. Pigeon shit too. I guess that’s what happens in a 200-year-old church.
How and Why I Killed a Pig
The story of killing and eating a 120 pound pig.