So here’s the deal: I’ve had a personal blog for a while (uh, several, actually), but I’ve decided that it’s high time I separated out the professional matter and started an actual online presence for myself. The personal blog will remain (and remain anonymous), but I’ll be posting more serious (or at least more grammatically correct) material here: book reviews, cultural commentaries, short historical pieces. I’ll also be combing through my archives and reworking/reposting the pieces I’m particularly fond of. So don’t be confused if it suddenly seems like I’m posting a response to a two-year-old article.

I welcome criticism and discussion, but please be polite. Try to err on the side of constructive criticism.

And now, since I’m in such a good mood this evening, here’s some music for you to enjoy: