Gordon Haber

Writer, publisher, mediocre guitarist

Month: February, 2015

A Brief Response to Some Despicable Nonsense

Some guy named Jason Stevens, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Dallas, wrote about National Adjunct Walkout Day. He is so insanely wrong about so many things. Allow me to briefly take you through his “argument.” (Briefly because I have deadlines.) He starts by proclaiming his adjunct bonafides: I’ve been employed as an adjunct […]

National Adjunct Walkout Day 2015 FAQ!

    What is National Adjunct Walkout Day? Today, adjuncts throughout this great land will be doing teach-ins, slow-downs and yes, walking out. Not because they’re greedy or lazy or they want something for nothing. They simply want to be paid a fair wage. OK, what is an adjunct? An adjunct is a professional college […]

Religion! Sex! Guilt!

The new e-book I co-edited for Killing the Buddha: Oh God Oh Oh God Oh God: Essays on Sex and Religion × Religion and sex, sex and religion — what happens when you put them together? In this case, you get 19 engaging essays on topics like: × • Sex ed in Catholic school! • […]

7 Quick Facts about the Pagan Festival of Imbolc

  It marks the halfway point between the winter solstice and the spring equinox. The “b” in “Imbolc” is silent. The day is associated with Brigid, the Irish goddess of poetry, who also, while mourning for her son killed in battle, invented keening. Brigid is a “triple deity”—she has two sisters named Brigid. The day […]

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