Why I Care About Sports

This post is for all you haters out there (you know who you are!) who mock otherwise-intelligent people like me for being sports fans. My colleagues in academia are often baffled when they find out that I follow sports.  Part of this surprise is a form of classism: sports fandom is seen as blue collar,Continue reading “Why I Care About Sports”

Book Acquired Recently: James Tiptree, Jr.’s Her Smoke Rose Up Forever

Tiptree, James Jr. Her Smoke Rose Up Forever. San Francisco: Tachyon, 2004. Bought at amazon.com I read one of Tiptree’s short stories, “Houston, Houston, Do You Read?” about a year ago and loved it, and since then I’ve been looking for her (James Tiptree, Jr. is a pseudonym for Alice Sheldon) books in bookstores. SaltContinue reading “Book Acquired Recently: James Tiptree, Jr.’s Her Smoke Rose Up Forever”