Joel's humanistic blog
Saturday, June 03, 2017
Hidden Treasure: The Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre
The first of an upcoming series of Joel’s overlooked personal favorite places, events and other things that should be better known. Wha...
Thursday, June 01, 2017
Is this thing still on?
It's been a while. This blog was never updated on a daily basis even in its early heyday, but it trailed off in a major way. Some of...
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
My challenge to myself this month: how much can I write, including but not limited to this blog, in the shortest month of the year?
Friday, September 30, 2016
happy 100th, centenarian mathematician Richard K. Guy!
Some mathematicians die young, like Galois, Abel, or Zhitomirskiy . Others are active well into their 90s, like Bertrand Russell, Martin...
Wednesday, April 06, 2016
On April 1, my op-ed "The race is on: Uber versus the real sharing economy" ran in the newspaper Jamaica Observer . And no, that...
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
The September-October Country
It's the 13th of October. Boo!
Monday, September 28, 2015
Worst Blu-ray cover ever: National Lampoon's Vacation.
There are plenty of terrible Blu-ray covers out there, but none of them can quite match the one for National Lampoon's Vacation . The...
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