Incidentally, the fact that it got linked from Arts and Letters Daily reminds me to point out that my former employer is now running a rather smart quarterly magazine called Intelligent Life. It's a sort of lifestyle magazine for the thinking set--less how to comparison shop for Patek Phillipes, and more an attempted operating manual for the well-lived life. It is not, alas, available in the United States in print. But its website is rather brilliant, and features some of my favorite former colleagues, all of them writing under their very own names. Highly recommend you add it to your RSS feed.