Tag Archives: The New Yorker

Robert Alter’s Biblical Translations

An interesting article in the New Yorker by Nathaniel Stein on a new book by Robert Alter, The Wisdom Books.  Alter’s book is a translation of three Biblical books, Job, Proverbs and Ecclesiasties, that seeks to create a more honest … Continue reading

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New Music Monday! (NSFW)

I thought I would center today’s NMM around a track that I was recently introduced to at a bachelor party: Cee-Lo’s “F%ck You!.”  Although a bit vulgar…this is definitely one of the best pop tracks of the year. (Obviously everything … Continue reading

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Excellent Neil Gaiman Article

My oldest brother introduced me to Neil Gaiman a couple of years back and he has been one of my favorite authors ever since.  While most probably recognize him for his books that have been made into movies, most notably … Continue reading

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