Tuesday, May 28, 2019

RIP Tony Horwitz

Ah damn, I didn't know Tony Horwitz died yesterday. I loved his writings and none more than Confederates in the Attic, an absolutely brilliant book. If you haven't read it, I encourage you to.

From Slate.com: Tony Horwitz’s Greatest Book, Confederates in the Attic, Seems Even More Crucial Today

Sunday, May 26, 2019

We've got a problem if we're entering a spelling bee

"Message"?! Seriously, Rhode Island? The most search word for spelling in the state is "Message"? I figured it would at least be something like like "chourico". How mundane.

From the Washington Post: Beautiful, bougie and all the other words Americans still can’t spell, state by state