micro.FNCLL 2020-07-29 12:52:21

Representative Dolt @RepLouieGohmert is operating on a whole different level of stupid:

“I can’t help but think that if I hadn’t been wearing a mask so much in the last 10 days or so, I really wonder if I would have gotten it.”

micro.FNCLL 2020-07-28 22:28:49

‘Tis the season for promotion of repetitive keynote presentations…so many words saying so little, built on the back of straw men — straw hobby horses, really — promoted by people who should know better (or are afraid to not be seen cheerleading).

Bloggers and Modern Essayists

💬 Aaron Davis notes, apropos of E. B. White’s The Essayist, that he:

Wonder[s] how the ‘blogger’ differs from this or are they the modern essayists?

I’ve long maintained that Montaigne and others were proto bloggers, and there is a group of offline essayists out there to match every form from macro to micro. That said, I’d say the mantle has been duplicated and shared rather than made an inheritance; the essay is a thriving concern offline!