Saturday, April 19, 2008

Reading the brain reading

Neuroaesthetics, the latest trend in literary theory, provides a window on the academy's weaknesses. Read it here.

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Some straight talk on China: Communist Chic

Communist chic has been with us since 60s radicals romanced Che. Today, murderous symbols of totalitarianism are a global luxury brand. Read it here