Martin

Dial-a-porn goes country

Just when you thought you needed another example of the law of unintended consequences, here it comes—this time from Federal telecommunications regulation. Amid the recent discussions of broadcast decency, á la carte, and media ownership at the FCC, few have noticed that the FCC is investigating an alleged scam of epic proportions. Soon after Woodrow Wilson finished making the world safe Read More ›

Critics Rave Over Icons of Evolution

When my book Icons of Evolution was published in 2000, critics greeted it with rave reviews. I have been truly amazed at the outpouring of warmth from some of my fellow scientists, who have been trying to outdo each other in the superlatives they bestow on my work. In my case, however, “rave review” doesn’t mean extravagant praise, but wild Read More ›