Recent content from James Lileks
When we complain about Christmas music, it’s not the songs themselves. It’s the way they’re forced upon us. Also, it’s the songs themselves. Consider a…
Everyone copies us at the holidays.
The season to be frazzled
In the ever-changing world of retail, catalogs are fading while online shopping is taking over. That's why I'm going to the mall.
The first electric streetcar was so popular that the city vowed to forgo horses and cables and go electric. A little more than a year later, the first interurban electric line, down University Avenue, opened.
Would you like a modern tale of woe and self-inflicted stupidity?Consider the Smart Thermostat. I have one, and it always lights up when I enter…
It's important to remember that nothing we are stressing about will matter or be remembered next year — or even by Super Bowl Sunday.
A group "empowered to elect for Minnesota a state flower" picked the wild lady slipper.
It sounds a little fishy.
The Amazon voice-activated device is called an Echo, but everyone calls it Alexa. That’s who’s inside. Those of us who own one don’t think there’s…