In her story collection The Entire Predicament, author Lucy Corin investigates the unstable line between public and private life By Amanda Davidson firstname.lastname@example.org
Dangling by one ankle in the front doorway of her house, the narrator of “The Entire Predicament,” the titular story in Lucy Corin’s new collection, regards the world from an upside-down vantage point. Read more »
Big business loves complaining about California’s famously “tough” regulations. But if they exist mostly on paper and there’s no one around to enforce them, than what the hell is big business whining about?
The state legislature gets the best of both worlds as a result. Read more »
According to its Halloween press release, Coinstar claims the average household has nearly $90 in loose change just hanging out under the couch cushions. These are 90 entirely expendable dollars. Coinstar suggests you spend your loose coin (after having it counted for a small fee at one of their machines, of course) on your creepy-adult-whatever costume; then, after all the trick-or-treating, your kids can pay Coinstar to count up the dimes given them by crazy old ladies from the Sunset. Read more »
So the folks at SFist have decided that we're all commies over here because we think it's okay to tax the rich and provide services for the homeless.
I thought we were all too intelligent in these circles to resort to stupid quips about the "proletariat," and I've posted a response on SFist. But since I've had to have this fight since I was an economics major at Wesleyan way back in the dark ages, I have to make a point here:
The Soviet Union as we knew it in the post-War era was not built by Karl Marx. Read more »