Articles of Note

Whitman’s Boswell. Horace Traubel transcribed 5,000 pages of conversations with the poet, but he left out “the one big factor” that explained everything... more »

New Books

Behold the unbearable tedium of lyric poetry: oversensitive souls wandering the world, logging every detail, however inane... more »

Essays & Opinions

The problem with satire is not that it mocks and belittles; that's the point. The problem is that social media has rendered it both quaint and futile... more »