Archive for December 10th, 2002

Al Barger recycles the tale that Emily Dickinson had no desire to be published and wrote for no one but herself: “She was a freaky little recluse who showed very little interest in actually publishing her poetry. Renown was of no interest to her.” In fact she went a good deal out of her way […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted December 10, 2002 @ 11:41 PM | General

There is something niggling and petty about the affirmative action debate. I speak with some authority, having just written a niggling, petty piece on the subject. Let’s consider the logically precedent question to what the University of Michigan’s admissions policy ought to be: who cares? Why should the Supreme Court bother itself about the matter […]

Aaron Haspel | Posted December 10, 2002 @ 7:33 PM | General