From the Internets . . .
A retrospective on the life of Elizabeth Hardwick, one of the century’s great critics, now unfairly forgotten or given as a footnote to Robert Lowell’s life.
Responsible suburbanites getting stoned & not feeling guilty about it.
Lewis Lapham’s rapier take-down of Tim Russert, “Elegy for a Rubber Stamp,” written just after he died, a la Mencken on William Jennings Bryan or Hunter Thompson on Nixon.