monday miscellany

From here and there:

~ The opioid crisis is creating a labor crisis

~ When knitting was a patriotic duty

~ cool gauge rings

~ The enemies and friends of the humanities:

Yes, the influence of Marcuse, Derrida, and Foucault has been disastrous. In the hands of American followers, their ideas have, indeed, undermined the Western tradition and the Great Books. If tradition is, respectively, an ideological construct, a mystification, or an exclusionary institution, the disciples reasoned, then why respect it?

What these exceptions prove is this: You can critique, dismantle, and subvert the canon, but you still have to learn it.

~ Why some men don’t work

~ Six things you can do to grow your marriage

~ Grilled chicken and lemon orzo salad

Happy Monday y’all!

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