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The reader's dilemma

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'Tis the season of the tablet. I love buying books. Even more than shoes. But we've run out of space. The shelves are crumbling. Do I get a... Read more

Fire Away

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Many of you have mocked previous posts about Occupy Philadelphia, chiding the protest for vague goals and questionable grooming habits. (You... Read more

Put a lid on it

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Why am I not the least bit surprised that disgraced former state senator Vince Fumo has spent his time behind bars writing email screeds comparing... Read more

The price of protest

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Fascinating range of reaction to Sunday's dispatch from the Occupy protests in Philadelphia and Doylestown. One reader sent a photo of a protester... Read more

The Young & The Restless

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Just spent a couple hours at Occupy Philly, trying to get a sense of who's protesting and why. That, of course, was my first mistake. Rare... Read more

Double Chin, Double Standard

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In a few hours, chatter of whether New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is too fat to be president will be moot, as all bets suggest the tough-talking... Read more

The Thong Song

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At the risk of propping up either brand in what smells like a summer's day publicity stunt, I will quickly wade in and out of today's dust-up... Read more

Radio Days

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Been doing a bit of talk radio this week in response to pieces about the Philadelphia flash mobs. Generally, I say yes to anyone who asks... Read more