“Exquisite in both story and sentence, the Anne books built me as a reader, which is to say: they built me.”Sarah Mesle on "Anne of Green Gables"
Brian Doyle is an essayist and the editor of Portland magazine.
"I know there is no such thing as 'gender neutral.'"
"The internet is the ultimate enemy of unconditional commitment."
"There was a dearth of critical discourse and gallery infrastructure. As a group, they reveled in being pugnacious and anti-intellectual."
"All around the world, the biggest ‘risk factor’ for infidelity is simply being male.”
"To counteract the emotional responses with a more considered view, so explaining why education is invariably the friend of liberal politics."
Richard Duncan is an engineer and is the developer of the terrifying "Olduvai theory."
"Progressives should have learned to build a politics that embraces the dreams of people and fashions spectacles which gives these fantasies form."