Stories By Michael
An Interview With Author Mary RoachJanuary 8, 2020
"Helen Duncan is my favorite. Huge, chain-smoking woman who used to swoon and occasionally pee herself...
An Interview With Fred PearceJanuary 7, 2020
"But water also defines quite well our problems in moving from a world of apparently plentiful...
An Interview With Linguist Nicholas OstlerJanuary 6, 2020
"...This is clearly boosting English learning at the moment, but there are already signs that something...
Richard Lanham Discusses the “Attention Economy”January 5, 2020
"All around us we see signs of this confusion. Americans are often called a "materialistic" people...
An Interview With Freud Biographer Peter D. KramerJanuary 4, 2020
"In a brief biography, a writer needs to set himself a limited question. I chose this...
An Interview With Jonathan KaplanJanuary 4, 2020
"I was in Baghdad as a volunteer surgeon, but operating was difficult. The city’s hospitals had...
An Interview With Architect Charles JencksJanuary 3, 2020
"Narcissism? Culture in decline? It's the whole world. Venice was narcissistic, full of iconic buildings, and...
An Interview With Scott ZeschJanuary 3, 2020
"It seems to have been universal throughout North America. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, abductions...
Timothy Watts InterviewJanuary 1, 2020
"He's actually a pretty good mechanic and somewhere in Philadelphia he's running a pretty successful chop...
Camille Paglia Discusses Her New Book Break, Blow, BurnDecember 31, 2019
"American culture is swamped with dizzying media images, which have become a primary form of communication....