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Brooks and the Pseudo-Intellectual

Brooks and the Pseudo-Intellectual

I’ve been reading David Brooks since the publication of “Bobos in the Paradise” and I’ve been thoroughly impressed with how he describes American society and our “unique” way of living. Brooks appears on PBS’ Newshour and is also a NY Times Op Ed Columnist.  His latest column is entitled, “Lord of the Memes” and is a must read; here’s an excerpt: But on [...]

Why is the New Yorker the Best General Interest Magazine in the US

I’ve always told friends, colleagues, and family that the New Yorker is essential reading.  After all, where else can you, as an amateur intellectual, get the best in short stories, profiles, feature stories, book and movie reviews?  The New Yorker is not only essential reading, but critical to continuing one’s life-long education. The latest book review from The New Yorker [...]