Since I know some of my Buffy-related readers are into fan fiction, I thought you might enjoy this passionate (and delightful) defense of it from a literary history perspective: Cheers! The Smashed poll is almost ready, except I have to go to work now!Continue Reading

R. Albert Mohler, Jr., president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, reacts to the rapid progress on gay rights: From the Boy Scouts to the British Parliament: Left behind? Conservative Christians and the gay revolution The piece seemed interesting to me for its sad, resigned tone — the tone ofContinue Reading

The finger wounds that started to bug me over the weekend were actually a return of the dyshidrotic eczema that has plagued me periodically throughout my life. Usually, when it appears, it is painful and irritating for a couple of weeks, then it goes away. Except in the summer/fall ofContinue Reading