Monthly Archives: March 2016


This is the inaugural “Everyone is wrong about” post. In this occasional series, Jay examines a popular position and goes the other way. There’s a mini-outcry happening on the internet. A couple days ago, TBS announced that someone other than Luther Vandross will perform “One Shining Moment” for the montage after the NCAA men’s championship game. […]

Everyone is wrong about: One Shining Moment



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There’s this thing in writing called the Rule of Three. The Rule isn’t so much a rule as the idea that, when making a list, it’s best to make it a list of three. You could use two or four, but three items is almost always more memorable, effective, and […]

Super. Terrible. Slogans.



The United States Supreme Court is more diverse than it has ever been. Sure, you have four white guys. But there are now three women on the court, one African-American, and one Hispanic. But diversity is about more than melanin and chromosomes. The Court, for example, is made up entirely […]

The Supreme Court’s Diversity Problem