2010: three or four things not to forget

We can't remember everything. Blessedly. But some things from 2010 are too good to forget:  Why telling the truth about climate change is good politics, from David Roberts:  No matter what derangements currently hold sway over American politics, eventually, reality will out. The crazy weather will get worse, ice fields will melt, agriculture will suffer,Continue reading “2010: three or four things not to forget”

2010: Worst year ever for movies?

So wonders the ever-entertaining Joe Queenan, in the Wall Street Journal: Where once there was "Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves," there is now "Robin Hood," prince of duds. Where once we could look forward to "Breakfast at Tiffany's" and "The Last of the Mohicans," we can now look forward to "Dinner for Schmucks" and "TheContinue reading “2010: Worst year ever for movies?”

Tracking 2010: in the race for the hottest year ever

The famous columnist George Will drives even his fellow editorial writers a little nuts with his condescending dismissal of global warming. As the LA Times wrote in an editorial yesterday: You probably won't hear it from columnist George F. Will, Fox News commentators or the plethora of conservative blogs that have claimed global warming essentiallyContinue reading “Tracking 2010: in the race for the hottest year ever”