What a week. America saw two great injustices visited on the undeserving among us: Mexican businessman Joaquín “El Chapo” […]

What a difference five weeks of pointless, mind-numbing misery, humiliation, and dysfunction makes, huh?  Our big wet president […]

It’s 2019, kids. There’s something in the air.  What is that smell?  Lemon balm?  Hope?  Silica particles from […]

We know you have been waiting on pins and needles to find out who ToM’s Person of the […]

2018 was a big year for Tropics of Meta.  We welcomed new contributors (shout out to Eric Michael […]

Life often gives us unlikely symmetries.  We see Wisconsin, Michigan, and North Carolina falling into a diligently designed […]

It’s that time of year when people in the world of academia remember what the word “anticlimactic” really means.  All this building tension over the course of the semester, and then when it reaches its seeming crescendo in early December — splat. 

As the notorious commitment-phobe Charles Dickens once said, it was the best of times, it was the worst […]