David Skinner

Rush Hour

What Rush Limbaugh's bad week means for the right and for his empire.

12:00 AM, Oct 3, 2003 • By DAVID SKINNER

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When Linguists Attack

Fed up with the PC domination of the academic linguistics, one professor fights back against the establishment.

12:00 AM, Sep 12, 2003 • By DAVID SKINNER

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Top 10 Letters

"Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," Gary Coleman, why Saddam's innocent, and more.

12:00 AM, Aug 18, 2003 • By

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Queer Like Us

What "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" does--and doesn't--mean for our culture.

12:00 AM, Aug 14, 2003 • By DAVID SKINNER

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Short Cuts

Summer brings a brief tragedy for men's wear. Sadly, for runners the situation is even more revealingly terrible.

12:00 AM, Jul 10, 2003 • By DAVID SKINNER

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Top 10 Letters

Toni Morrison, the airlines, and more.

12:00 AM, Jun 16, 2003 • By

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The PSAT's Genius Grant, Part 2

The continuing saga of rabid grammarians, Toni Morrison, and the nature of genius.

6:50 AM, Jun 13, 2003 • By DAVID SKINNER

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Men and the Oprah Who Loves Them

O magazine tells us about their favorite men. Which in turn tells us a lot about how women's magazines view the male species.

12:52 AM, May 30, 2003 • By DAVID SKINNER

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Top 10 Letters

The BCS, the ACC, it's a football jamboree; plus more mail on the Army's mail; and more.

12:00 AM, May 19, 2003 • By

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The PSAT's Genius Grant

The Educational Testing Service gets a question wrong and reveals too much of its literary tastes.

12:00 AM, May 15, 2003 • By DAVID SKINNER

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The Talk Show as Dinner Party

Tina Brown's "Topic A" brings the charm of a Victorian salon to CNBC.

2:00 PM, May 1, 2003 • By DAVID SKINNER

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Stardumb: Professional Sports v. Hollywood and Music

Also: Tiger Woods v. Michael Moore and Anna Quindlen v. common sense.

7:00 AM, Apr 17, 2003 • By DAVID SKINNER

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Stardumb: Beastie Boys

The Boys make a seriously dumb protest song; David Byrne and Jay Z; Eddie Vedder and Sen. John Kerry.

6:00 AM, Apr 4, 2003 • By DAVID SKINNER

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A Butcher, Indeed

From the April 7, 2003 issue: Saddam's war crimes.

Apr 7, 2003, Vol. 8, No. 29 • By DAVID SKINNER

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Anti-Stardumb: Wayne Gretzky

The tide shifts modestly as American celebrities become less embarrassed about their country's actions.

6:00 AM, Mar 27, 2003 • By DAVID SKINNER

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