03
Dec
06

Show Biz for Nerds

Leno called politics “show biz for ugly people.”  This Sunday NYT magazine piece about immigrants and crime (summary: the more of the former, the less of the latter) is a who’s who of urban scholars – a few of the forefathers to the genius you read in this blog everyday.  This piece is worth reading, and not just to understand the oxymoronic world of academic celebrity. 

 

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