Month: June 2020

The late 1960s are better remembered than the middle of that decade because turmoil resonates more than simmering transition, albeit a transition that was fast coming to a boil. Before the mid 1960s, boys who were viewed to be well educated, thanks to time spent at a handful of New England boarding schools and four […]

I was on a Zoom call the other day with PJ O’Rourke, a political satirist who was a leader of the National Lampoon and is the author of 20 books. “O’Rourke’s original reporting, irreverent humor, and crackerjack writing makes for delectable reading” describes his oeuvre. He has addressed this audience many times before and it […]

I bet you would be surprised to read that headline. Most businesses seem to have trade journals that address the interests of industry participants, host conferences and facilitate the exchange of news and ideas. Generally, they attract little notice outside of their niches. How often, for example, do you find yourself wondering about what The […]