Author Archives: Naomi

The eternal problem of guys with guns

From Harper’s Weekly Review: “I’m hit! I’m hit!” cried a Florida deputy after mistaking for gunshots the sound of falling acorns. Anywhere else I’d think maybe the guy was joking. But this was in Florida.

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Gather your poop bags whilst you may

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Climbers of Mount Everest will now be required to bring their poop back to base camp; “Our mountains have begun to stink,” said a local leader. Earlier today I was at my ophthalmologist, telling his office … Continue reading

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Lord of Misrule meets lord of law

A few months ago I ran into my neighbor Jeff, whereupon one of those important hallway conversations ensued. Jeff is a lawyer. An old friend of Michael Cohen, he has been representing Cohen in his court appearances and, thus, had … Continue reading

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