Glory of Kings

To the right, you will see a picture of a newly published Festscrift for James B. Jordan, edited by John Barach and me. It’s not yet available from Amazon, but is available from the publisher, . . . . Continue Reading »

Zombies again

I knew posting about zombies would hit a nerve. Ben Graber responds to my post about zombies. The remainder of this post comes from Graber: I would venture a guess that the current interest in . . . . Continue Reading »

Why Zombies?

I’ve asked myself that question a lot over the last few years, what with the spate of books and films featuring zombies. Terrence Rafferty asks the same question in a recent NYT piece. He . . . . Continue Reading »

Black Magic

WH Auden commented, “More deadly than the Idle Word is the use of words as Black Magic . . . . For millions of people today, words like Communism, Capitalism, Imperialism, Peace, Freedom and . . . . Continue Reading »