Articles of Note

Satirized, pranked, mocked — even pelted with garbage — the Victorian poet William McGonagall was famous for his terrible art... more »

New Books

Boredom has been around since modernity, and now boredom studies is a thriving field. Can its scholars tell us anything new?   ... more »

Essays & Opinions

Why we hoard. Stuff attracts more stuff, and accumulation has a powerful logic rooted in history and biology   ... more »