Monthly archive January, 2007

The Critical Practice

Sharlet: I've started a blog, Call Me Ishmael...

The Late Night Show

Nicole Greenfield: In an article in today’s New York Times, Salman Masood writes about an eccentricity currently dominating Pakistani prime-time — a cross-dressing, bisexual man who hosts a talk show as widow Begum Nawazish Ali. But because of bad reporting (Masood includes only the host’s voice and simply speculates about public opinion of the show)...

Read the Fine Print

The Boston Globe‘s Drake Bennett may be misstating the case when it describes the early Church of Latter Day Saints as a bastion of “left-wing radicalism,” but he makes a compelling case that there are serious theo-political obstacles to Mitt Romney’s courtship of evangelicals than the old bugaboo of whether or not Mormons are Christians....