Missing Alumni: Has Anyone Heard From...

So a little while ago the Wikipedia rabbit hole took me to Ted Kaczysnski, and thence to the following story, which shows that however murdering a lunatic you are, you pretty much have to keep the Alumni Office up-to-date with your doings:http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2... » 9/29/14 8:03pm Yesterday 8:03pm

William Least Heat-Moon's Blue Highways, which is my all-time favorite book. Not just because his writing is so good (it's about how he, at mid-life, decided that things weren't working out as hoped and "A man who could not make things go right could at least go," and drove around America using only the back roads,… » 9/28/14 3:51pm Sunday 3:51pm

Thanks for providing a preview of the expressions on every non-UM fan's face a couple of months from now when the world is subjected to a six-week debate about which candidate is enough of a Michigan Man (TM) to replace Hoke. » 9/27/14 6:37pm Saturday 6:37pm

Oh, Those Wacky Rich Folks

So the Times ran an obituary for a dowager duchess—both of which, are, apparently, still things—today. Deborah Cavendish was, according to the story, one of those folks who came from money but who had "the common touch" (which I'm pretty sure means "rich person who doesn't use the term 'peasants' unless it's… » 9/25/14 12:56am Thursday 12:56am

Forget scared straight—if kids need to know about how prison will be for them, they can just look at what it did to the thick, lustrous head of hair Spector sported only a few years ago at his trial. » 9/23/14 9:54pm 9/23/14 9:54pm