Let’s drown this fat-shaming myth about the 27th president
ICYMI, I was in conversation with Mike Duncan (who wrote two essays for this newsletter) at the Strand. Earlier this year, I mailed a historical query …
TikTok could never
Fanny Wright: “The Red Harlot of Infidelity”
Fanny Wright: “The Red Harlot of Infidelity”
Free Thinker Take-Over!
“Is it Mrs. Franklin Delano Roosevelt?” Journalist Dorothy Kilgallen, blindfolded and grinning, was making a guess in the direction of the mystery gues…
Twitter is often a hellscape of pile-ons and bad opinions, but once you find your people, there’s nothing like it. Here are the most thoughtful, vexing…
You can’t make this stuff up. Aaron Sorkin didn’t.
My love language has always been legislative action
Behind the scenes with a patron saint of collective knowledge
Dear Subscribers and Founding Members, This post isn’t public. It’s a thank you for your support—and I don’t just mean financial. When Substack approac…