Entries from March 2010

Dirty War and Broken Families

March 31st, 2010 by Nathan | 3 Comments

Like Christopher and 20 million other waterlogged Northeasterners, I am a bit nonplussed by the Biblical rains of late. Forget an ark–I just want shoes that don’t leak. Instead of going for Christopher’s donut fix, however, I am trying to use a little historical perspective to remind me that rain or no rain, offshore drilling […]


God Bless the Donut Pub

March 31st, 2010 by Christopher | 2 Comments

Spend ten minutes around me, and you will learn that I am not a man who wants any part of rural life. I grew up in suburban New Jersey, and I’ve pretty much had my fill of car culture and hanging out at the mall on weekends.  I conform to, have even cultivated, the worst […]


Tiny Tony Montana

March 31st, 2010 by Nathan | 2 Comments

Presented largely without comment, for those of you who haven’t seen it yet: elementary school kids slurring their way through Scarface. As with all the important stories, TMZ has breaking news about it.


Globalizing Children’s Literature

March 30th, 2010 by Nathan | 2 Comments

So it might have been rough on the kids (and my wife) that I was away last week in Buenos Aires. Knowing that I was out having a great time in the land of empanadas and Quilmes beer probably didn’t help much. So I shopped well for everyone to let them know that I was, […]


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Apple's New Campus Has Cutting-Edge Features That Will Amaze You | Architectural Digest

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Steve Jobs's final vision has been realized, and it's in the form of a bold 175-acre, Foster + Partners–designed campus

May 17th 4:21pm • No Comments

On the one hand, this is a cute project. On the other, he named his daughter Madison, which is just awful.

Dad Creates Book For Daughter Who 'Didn't Want To Be Chinese'

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His daughter doesn't have any Asian storybook heroes, so he's creating some.

May 16th 2:50pm • No Comments

Time to teach the kids how to start a fire in the Weber.

The New York Times Makes a Print Play for Kids

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Sunday’s New York Times will include a special print section for kids.

May 11th 12:08pm • No Comments