- Over at The Last Ditch, Andy Nowicki turns out some provocative and insightful observations on the politics of race and classical liberalism as telescoped through the Michael Vick case. And speaking of Andy Nowicki, I’ve been catching up on his online work-in-progress, Possessed by Death, a beautifully crafted and vaguely Schopenhauerian meditation on mortality and related subjects. Here is the first of five installments.
- After being more or less definitively vindicated by Alice Dreger’s exemplary report, beleaguered sexologist Michael Bailey responds to his critics and defends the science behind The Man Who Would be Queen. If you can’t get enough, check out the pointed exchange between science writer Seth Roberts and econ-wonk cum exasperated autogynephilia-denier, Deirdre McCloskey,
- What else? Norman Finkelstein resigns. Bill Brent chats with Jim Goad. Steve Sailer reviews James Flynn’s latest. Julian Sanchez takes a break. Robert Lindsay proffers a considered defense of The Color of Crime. And Mocha the hamster enjoys his first broccoli.