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A catalogue of essays, reviews, and some of the rest

Month: March, 2014

It’s ON!

So, remember that little survey I had you take, the one that got all up in your business about prepositions? Well, that was when I was envisioning a stop-press on our use of on as a spatial metaphor. As enticing as that seemed, my research (such as it was) ended up going in a slightly different direction. Nevertheless, here’s the final piece, over at Slate.

Thanks, by the way, if you took the time to take that survey.



“Hey Logan, that girl who follows you around is here.”

Over at Los Angeles Review of Books, I have the pleasure of reviewing the series finale that Veronica Mars never got. (I think it’s no spoiler to say that the return of Dick Casablancas is the movie’s real genius.)