At the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association meeting in Toronto in August 1997, I was riding the escalator down into the atrium of the conference hotel with my fellow sociology graduate students Josh Rossol and Black Hawk Hancock. Black Hawk noticed alot of people milling around, so he turned to Josh and meContinue reading “Frump and Circumstance”
October 2006 Esquire magazine Style Rule No. 363: Before you wash your jean shorts, pretreat them by throwing them away.
I guess I took the summer off. I didn’t mean to, but teaching summer school wiped out 8 weeks, then I had 4 weeks to do 12 weeks worth of other work. A couple of brief points by way of getting back into things: 1. I (heart) Montreal. Spent a week up there with myContinue reading “I’m Back!”
I spent half of the spring break in the Chi and have two “shout outs” to those I observed on the bar scene there: (1) To the men of Chicago: here’s to you, with your untucked striped shirts (open two buttons down) and jeans, your spiked hair and gold chains, and your Bud Lights. That’sContinue reading “Chicago Shore Leave/Spring Break”