Playing catch-up: … since I finally got the dreaded “sorry” page for the first time earlier today.
Ways to celebrate Bob Marley’s birthday, aside from firing up some, ahem, music. Some fairly bad-mannered foreign-language phrases. An S.F. Chronicle article about John McWhorter, whose latest book, “Losing The Race” (excerpt here), was royally pissing off a sister sitting next to me at the bell hooks reading Saturday night. a pair of N.Y. Times pieces on Generation Y in the workplace and a 9-year-old Oakland poet with a phat book deal (thanks to Joe Pennant)