Over on the Forbes blog, I talk about the history of dress codes for women. As anyone who reads this … More
An anthology of posts I wrote while blogging for PhDiva.blogspot.com on everything from Caligula in modern film to the danger of death by roof-tile in antiquity.
At the Australian Open in 2008, tennis player Andy Roddick famously unleashed a tirade against court umpire Emmanuel Joseph, telling … More
As I begin this post, it is the feast day of Saint Pelagia (October 8). In honor of the famed … More
Romans often reserved the dark colors of mourning for a trip to the courtroom. Usually it was the defendants who chose to … More