Linton Weeks

Linton Weeks appears in the following:

A Little Old American Bonsai

Thursday, July 25, 2013

A bonsai tree grows in Mississippi.


Culture War Cookbook, With Soup Recipes

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Politically minded cooks pass their dishes from one side of the aisle to the other.


Civil Obedience: Defusing A Heated Moment

Monday, July 22, 2013

Can Americans balance passion with civility?


Monsters On Magazine Covers: A Quick History

Friday, July 19, 2013

Controversy sells — and so magazine covers often feature controversial figures.


5 Odd Things Named After Presidents

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Schools, libraries and airports are named after presidents — as are other things that might surprise you.


The United Stats Of America

Monday, July 15, 2013

I, for one, welcome our new stat nerd overlords.


The Last Telegram? STOP The Presses

Friday, July 12, 2013

Reports of the demise of telegrams are premature.


Puzzlers' Convention: A Story In Two Puzzles

Thursday, July 11, 2013

As the National Puzzlers' League holds a convention in Texas on Thursday, The Protojournalist's Linton Weeks marks the event with a puzzle.


Elevator Pitch: Why Care About Washington?

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Mark Leibovich, author of a just-published book about the ickiness of Washington, makes a case for why people should care.


What's Next, A Preschool Of Law?

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

Preschools of the Arts are cropping up across America. The mind reels with thoughts of petite portrait artists and baby ballerinas.


The Life Of Paula Deen: In A Four-Course Menu

Monday, July 08, 2013

What's on the menu? A Paula Deen retrospective.


Haiku In The News: Wimbledon

Saturday, July 06, 2013

Found poetry in a Wimbledon story.


The 'Sex Change' Operation For Cats

Wednesday, July 03, 2013

While it's not a true sex reassignment, the operation does involve the removal of a tom's cathood.


Celebrating Divorce With Fireworks

Tuesday, July 02, 2013

For some, divorce is a painful event; for others, it's like Independence Day — a time for revelry.


Planning For The Apocalypse: One Necessity

Monday, July 01, 2013

In case of a crisis, toilet paper could become very valuable.


Haiku In The News: NASCAR Style

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Finding poetry in a Danica Patrick quote.


Wanna Talk Gunsmack? OK, Shoot

Saturday, June 29, 2013

The gun debate is a sensitive subject in America, so why do we talk about guns all the time?


3 Ways To Revamp The National Threat Strategy

Friday, June 28, 2013

As millennials move from the shopping malls to info surveillance, maybe the U.S. should rethink its national security policies.


Curious Cases Of Food Concocting

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Researchers determine that the food-mixing practice is common among people with symptoms of binge eating disorder


Weird Public Library Stuff: Check It Out

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Libraries used to be just for books. Not anymore.