I just read last night that Tom Wolfe died. I read a bit of the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. I liked it, but didn’t finish it. I might have to read it this year during vacation. The urbane but humble Terry Teachout’s tribute to Wolfe can be found here.
Remember my rant about the lack of saints in May? I discovered that yesterdat was the feast day of St. Isidore the Farmer. How embarrassing for me, especially since I planted about 75 plugs these past two days.
Ross Douthat on the Met Gala: Make Catholicism Weird Again. The Simpsons on the Met Gala:
The Simpsons did their skit years ago. Most prescient.