My latest on Slate--on JFranz's weirdpants new hybrid text The Kraus Project, Franzen's collaborators, including a deserved shout-out to my former colleague the fabulous Paul Reitter, and Kraus's friends and associates, some of whom were grade-A batshit nutballs--and thus could not be more amazing to read.

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Take Your “Love It” and Shove It

I had thought about writing this up as a real piece of opinion-journalism and submitting it to a one of the legitimate outlets for which I now sometimes contribute—but then I realized that I want to use a loooooooot of curse words. One of the most annoying—and expected—results of the unbelievably still-going kerfuffle over what…

CAPITALIZM! Back when I still had a borrowed version of Photoshop in graduate school, and needed to enforce a break between passing my quals and beginning my diss, I designed some T-shirts (what my loathed erstwhile employer would call TEE-SHIRTS, RTV shoutout! Yessss!), purely with the intent of purchasing them for myself and friends. "Robot…