I have been told not to attend a happy hour event in Portland on May 21. Because I'm white. I am instructed instead to give $10 (plus a $2.61 fee), which will be provided to a person who is "Black", "Brown", or "Indigenous". I'm "strongly encouraged" to give more. "Reparations Happy Hours is a monthly … Continue reading White people: You’re not welcome, but your money is
I love words and old stuff, so I listen to an old BBC radio program called My Word! Panelists are quizzed on words, literature, and the like. In one episode, they were quizzed on the word phrontistery, and the moderator said that it was like a thinkery. Instantly I knew that's the kind of place … Continue reading Is opening night of *Private Lives* history’s most compelling event?