It’s Middlemarch Madness time.
One of my first freelancing jobs was writing quizzes for Twitter. Terrible, terrible quizzes. I’ve decided to turn those bad memories into good, and I wrote us a West Wing quiz. Enjoy!
This is a rehash of a post I ran during our second month, back when we had eight readers. You all can get your chocolate in my peanut butter any time.
Salon, the original longform Internet destination for liberal thinkers, has many good qualities. They’ve recently expanded their writer pool, and the new hires are a diverse, interesting group. Joan Walsh is a long time badass, and without Salon, I never would have gotten to know Glenn Greenwald or the gonzo Boomer spectacle that is Camille Paglia.
“The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you’re uncool.” -Philip Seymour Hoffman, as Lester Bangs, in Almost Famous.