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Achenblog: November 4, 2007 - November 10, 2007

Norman Mailer

From the AP: Norman Mailer, the macho prince of American letters who for decades reigned as the country's literary conscience and provocateur with such books as "The Naked and the Dead," died Saturday, his literary executor said. He was...

By Joel Achenbach  |  November 10, 2007; 8:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (162)
 
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Kathleen Willey and the Mysterious Animal Skull

[Cross-posted from The Trail.] Channel surfing the other night, you might have come across Kathleen Willey, on Fox, telling us once again that President Clinton groped her - "It was an assault" -- in the White House. There was...

By Joel Achenbach  |  November 9, 2007; 9:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Yellowstone Needs Tums

[My news story on Yellowstone's bulge. In case you were looking for something else to worry about.] Something is stirring deep below the legendary hot springs and geysers of Yellowstone, the first and most famous national park in America...

By Joel Achenbach  |  November 8, 2007; 1:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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The Best Things In Life

Behold, a gift from generous strangers: Free firewood. It is stacked streetside, just up the hill, an entire tree freshly sectioned and awaiting someone's wedge and sledgehammer. I lug the stump-sized pieces home in the trunk of my car,...

By Joel Achenbach  |  November 7, 2007; 6:31 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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The Last Time Navy Beat Notre Dame; plus McCain and Clinton

[From the Post archives] Staubach Snaps Academy Record By George Minot Staff Writer SOUTH BEND, Ind., Nov. 2 -- A fine broth of an Irish lad, Pat Donnelly, ran wild, Roger Staubach broke the Naval Academy offense record and...

By Joel Achenbach  |  November 6, 2007; 9:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (181)
 
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A Tub of Mail; Some Items Not Entirely Useless

I try to check my mail here at the Post at least once every couple of months. For a long time my excuse was that the mailroom was located on the fourth floor, and my desk was on the...

By Joel Achenbach  |  November 5, 2007; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (177)
 
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