Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Kookiest Governor & the Conspiracy Party

Here in Maine, the governor’s office and both houses of the legislature just passed from Democratic control to Republican control. Paul LePage, who just got sworn in as governor, earned the support of the Tea Party by proving that he … Continue reading

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Genesis

To begin my blog, here’s a quiz about first lines. Each line below is from the beginning of a work of literature, if you’ll allow me to use the word “literature” loosely. I’ve tried to put these in order of … Continue reading

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Don’t look!

These are the answers to the quiz above. I won’t bother underlining or italicizing the titles. 1) The Pentateuch. Okay, you can say Genesis, Bible, Torah, or Old Testament, if you prefer. 2) The Koran (or Qur’an, if you insist) … Continue reading

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