Monthly Archives: December 2016

Where There’s a Way, There’s a Will

In the January 2017 issue of¬†Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture¬†(the best damn written and thought-provoking monthly magazine one will find between the Pacific and the Atlantic), editor Chilton Williamson, Jr. writes, “My own opinion is that what turned this … Continue reading

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Exhibitionist Exercise

Intrigued by the title, I recently purchased Mark Greif’s Against Everything–a collection of contrarian essays. In his first essay, “Against Exercise,” he makes the case that the rise in gym rats bears a negative correlation to the decrease of civic … Continue reading

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