I think a public intellectual must be rather like a public house, where over-consumption of what seems so attractive at the time shortly and surely leads to idiocy and ruin. All that glitters etc etc (via Barcepundit).
- Bush, the greatest intellectual of our time
Mark Liberman is being nasty to our beloved intellectuals, most of whom we manage to ignore most of the time. His
- Happy rain
Early one morning, just as the gays were yawning, I met R walking down a boulevard in some fairly heavy rain
- Get your authentic copy of Muammar al-Gaddafi’s Green Book before they’re all burnt!
For sale, 50 hard-cover copies liberated from the Libyan People’s Bureau in London during the legendary 1986 squat party.
- Language Log/Chomsky
A linguist is voted the world’s top public intellectual, and Language Log has nothing at all to say about it. Since
The ogre of Burnham on Crouch.