>That Marilyn McCoo Thing

>Editors, have you ever come across something in a manuscript that seems like a wild left turn, an odd fact or digression whose relevance is completely indiscernible and whose presence is clearly only made accountable by the perverse willfulness of the author? I had to explain this phenomenon to another editor today. (Don’t ask why.) […]

>In other news, dog bites man

>The author of Daddy’s Roommate is shocked–shocked–that Sarah Palin disapproves of his book. And to paraphrase Florence King, when will liberals learn to think before they speak? To complain that Sarah Palin “has a small town mind” is not helpful.