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Crooked Timber

Crooked Timber

Crooked Timber

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Out of the crooked timber of humanity, no straight thing was ever made

  • Source type: Blog
  • On Ebuzzing since: 07/27/2007
  • Ebuzzing score: 32.6652
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English

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  • Crooked Timber

    Like others, I’m mystified by the “ice bucket challenge” in which, as I understand it, people agree to have a bucket of ice water dumped over their heads, rather than giving money to charity. This is reminiscent of the famous Piranha Brothers’ “Other Operation”, in which they threatened not to beat their victims up if […]


    08/27/2014
  • Crooked Timber

    Thanks to P O’Neill in comments to my last post, for suggesting both the idea for this poor-man’s Friedman travelogue and its title. The first installment comes to you from the youth hostel in Grindelwald. 1. Telemachus I don’t really have much need of apocryphal taxi drivers to serve as sources of information and/or mouthpieces […]


    08/26/2014
  • Crooked Timber

    Inside Higher Ed has gotten some of the preliminary documents on the back and forth between Chancellor Wise, officials at the University of Illinois (including a top person in charge of fundraising), and a high-level donor, before Wise made her initial decision to dehire Steven Salaita. There’s still a lot we don’t know about the […]


    08/25/2014