The Page 99 Test: Against Democracy

"Open the book to page ninety-nine and read, and the quality of the whole will be revealed to you." --Ford Madox Ford The Page 99 Test is a website that has authors post the 99th page of their book, and then comment on how it relates to the book as whole. You can read page 99 of Against … Continue reading

Fantasy Football Is Not A Crime

Apparently, playing fantasy football is considered "illegal gambling" in New York. Some of the debate concerns whether fantasy football involves more skill than luck and thus whether it should count as gambling. Here's my question: why is it a crime to play a game that involves more luck than … Continue reading