Entries by Anne Laurie

We Are the Champions Overkillers

Okay, now I’m really looking forward to reading Elizabeth Kolbert’s The Sixth Extinction. Review by Kathryn Schulz, in NYMag: … Environmental issues are not known for their entertainment value: Pollution is dreary, energy wonky, climate change depressing. Perversely, extinction, which should be the most existentially troubling, is something of an exception. That’s thanks almost entirely […]

Wednesday Evening Open Thread: Advantage Canada?

Well played, Canada. Well played. "@Molson_Canadian's passport-enabled beer fridge in Sochi" http://t.co/aoYV7ECftc pic.twitter.com/6AjkDSWCrG — Meredith Frost (@MeredithFrost) February 11, 2014 In other Sochi “news”, Joe DeLessio at NYMag: How much better are the United States and Canada in women’s hockey than every other country on the planet? Since women’s hockey became an Olympic sport in […]