Archive for June 21st, 2002

Turns out the new poem by Shakespeare isn’t really by Shakespeare after all. No one ought to care a great deal because it wasn’t much good. But you have to admire anyone who can say, as Donald Foster did in his attribution retraction, “No one who cannot rejoice in the discovery of his own mistakes […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted June 21, 2002 @ 2:54 PM | General

Read Part One. Go on, it’s short. Watching baseball actually impedes understanding. When I was fourteen my father took me to a Yankee game. The Yankees lost and Bobby Bonds struck out four times, twice on changeups in the dirt. After the game my father said, “I never realized Bonds was such a bum.” Now, […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted June 21, 2002 @ 11:34 AM | Baseball