So I am forced to find other ways to amuse myself. Which has never been very hard for me.
A few things I found to amuse myself this apres-midi, including the sublime colors of Schiele's "Village" (below), which should be the palette for a guest bedroom.
Shooter Jennings, Drea De Matteo, and Alabama Gypsy Rose- Anyone who names their child Alabama and appreciates top notch corn pudding is alright by me.
The New Left Review goes back to its roots in a look at "Zion's Rebel Daughter", Hannah Arendt.
Regina Barreca takes a serious look at the contributions of Crayola to artistic freedom.
Do Christians have to believe in something as "irrational" as the Virgin Birth? And why don't the scientists attempting to prove that the earth is 2,000 years old ever bother to take a stab at the science of immaculate conception?
For early adopters, there is a "new new philosophy". Because even my grandfather knows how to sync an IPOD these days.
Princeton University's Alan Krueger looks at "what makes a terrorist", and, in the process, explains why the study of terrorism can (and should) be undertaken by economists.
Robert Higgs reminds us that, while health care budgets may be sagging under the weight of the war on terror, some budgets still look bright.
Jonathan Rose explains the role (and fascinating history) of book historians for The Common Review.
A poem about "The Laughter of Women".
Daniel Feller recounts the details of Andrew Jackson's infamous "bank veto" in an article for Humanities.