Spotting Toads 2: Electric Frogaloo

This blog was surprisingly influential this year, mostly by getting people, including a couple of U.S. Senators, to pay attention to the Obamacare-opioid connection. Fortunately, my pseudonymous life hasn’t come back to bite me in my non-pseudonymous butt yet. Traffic was distributed across posts in a Pareto distribution:

Traffic

Also, there’s An Extended Dance remix of 13 Ways of Going on a Field Trip (Longer! More Tendentious! Still Not Proofread!) available on Kindle or paperback.

Rank Post Number
of Views
Link
1 Getting Your Owl 17701 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/02/06/getting-your-owl/
2 Some Stronger Evidence that the Affordable Care Act Worsened the Opioid Crisis 5016 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/27/some-stronger-evidence-that-the-affordable-care-act-worsened-the-opioid-crisis/
3 The Zero-Sum Society 2521 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/06/12/the-zero-sum-society/
4 Early Arrival 2340 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/11/06/early-arrival/
5 The Wire, (Not Quite) Ten Years Later 1740 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/09/08/the-wire-ten-years-later/comment-page-1/
6 Obamacare didn’t help 1732 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/21/obamacare-didnt-help/
7 Radical Privilege 1704 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/04/18/radical-privilege/
8 The Retreat 1657 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/12/13/the-retreat/
9 Middle-Class Kids Aren’t Magic Pixie Dust 1631 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2016/06/10/middle-class-kids-arent-magic-pixie-dust/
10 The Best Parts of Life are Social Constructs 1526 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/06/20/the-best-parts-of-life-are-social-constructs/
11 The Non-Racism of American Evil 1364 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/02/03/the-non-racism-of-american-evil/
12 Two Sided Tango 1227 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/08/23/two-sided-markets-and-diversity/
13 Inside and Outside the Cage 1126 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/12/06/inside-and-outside-the-cage/
14 Maybe They Didn’t Want to Hear What He Had to Say 1125 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/07/maybe-they-didnt-want-to-hear-what-he-had-to-say/
15 Places, not Programs 999 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/02/23/places-not-programs/
16 See No Bell Curve, Hear No Bell Curve, Speak No Bell Curve 901 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/09/see-no-bell-curve-hear-no-bell-curve-speak-no-bell-curve/
17 Kung Fu Panda and Meritocracy 870 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/01/10/kung-fu-panda-and-meritocracy/
18 Good and Bad Arguments Against the Obamacare-Opiate Effect 861 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/08/24/good-and-bad-arguments-against-the-obamacare-opiate-effect/
19 The Truth is More Interesting than Lies 860 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/02/the-truth-is-more-interesting-than-lies/
20 Like Sherman Through Georgia 811 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/04/26/like-sherman-through-georgia/
21 Summary of Posts on the Obamacare-Opioid Connection 781 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/09/12/summary-of-posts-on-the-obamacare-opioid-connection/
22 Did Ta-Nehisi Coates Make Donald Trump President? 732 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/09/10/did-ta-nehisi-coates-make-donald-trump-president/
23 There are two Americas… 713 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/10/18/there-are-two-americas/
24 With two cats in the yard life used to be so hard 665 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/06/05/with-two-cats-in-the-yard-life-used-to-be-so-hard/
25 2010s Identity Politics as Hostile AI 653 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/08/30/2010s-identity-politics-as-hostile-ai/
26 The Good Enough Society 650 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/24/the-good-enough-society/
27 On Teach for America and Immigration Policy 650 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/07/20/on-teach-for-america-and-immigration-policy/
28 Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle 643 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/04/10/like-a-fish-needs-a-bicycle/
29 Cause I’m built for comfort, I ain’t built for speed 628 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/04/14/cause-im-built-for-comfort-i-aint-built-for-speed/
30 Because that’s where the houses are, because that’s who the kids are 613 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/06/05/because-thats-where-the-houses-are-because-thats-who-the-kids-are/
31 Diversity Lags 611 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/15/diversity-lags/
32 The Way to Win Elections is to Win Elections 603 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/02/27/the-way-to-win-elections-is-to-win-elections/
33 The Rise and Fall of the Bourgeois Era 585 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2016/08/01/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-bourgeois-era/
34 I came to this country 241 years ago. Now I feel like I don’t belong here. 572 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/09/06/i-came-to-this-country-241-years-ago-now-i-feel-like-i-dont-belong-here/
35 They All Did 570 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/02/21/they-all-did/
36 Harlem, America’s Most Famous Neighborhood, is Not a Place of Ruin and Despair 568 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/06/16/harlem-americas-most-famous-neighborhood-is-not-a-place-of-ruin-and-despair/comment-page-1/
37 Engine Running Cold 567 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/06/15/engine-running-cold/
38 Constitutional Calvinball, in Private and in Public 566 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/01/27/constitutional-calvinball-in-private-in-the-public/
39 Separate Problems 545 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/09/26/separate-problems/
40 They’re Bringing Drugs 539 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/03/theyre-bringing-drugs/comment-page-1/
41 Everybody’s a Platonist, Nobody’s an Aristotelian 538 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/01/29/everybodys-a-platonist-nobodys-an-aristotelian/
42 Oh, the Times they are a-Changin 537 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/10/02/oh-the-times-they-are-a-changin/
43 Have your toast and eat it too 535 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/16/have-your-toast-and-eat-it-too/
44 Personalized medicine won’t work, but race-based medicine probably will 532 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/06/09/personalized-medicine-wont-work-but-race-based-medicine-probably-will/
45 Posterity Environmentalism 529 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/31/posterity-environmentalism/
46 People aren’t acting like climate change is very dangerous 519 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/06/05/people-arent-acting-like-climate-change-is-very-dangerous/
47 When You Say Tomato and Your Sister Says Tomahto 515 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2016/12/09/when-you-say-tomato-and-your-sister-says-tomahto/
48 Thank God for Mom and Dad For Sticking Two Together 512 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/10/25/thank-god-for-mom-and-dad-for-sticking-two-together-cause-i-dont-know-how/
49 The More Things Change… 504 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/17/the-more-things-change/
50 It’s Opioids, not “Dying from Despair, that’s driving the Obamacare Effect” 502 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/28/its-opioids-not-dying-from-despair-thats-driving-the-obamacare-effect/
51 The Fulcrum 493 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/01/31/the-fulcrum/
52 Hubel, Wiesel, and Sensitive Periods 490 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/02/16/hubel-wiesel-and-sensitive-periods/
53 Tora Bora 489 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/09/11/tora-bora/
54 “Neoliberalism and “The Cathedral” are the Same Damn Thing” 488 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2016/03/23/neoliberalism-and-the-cathedral-are-the-same-damn-thing/comment-page-1/
55 Say you don’t need no diamond ring 472 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2016/08/24/say-you-dont-need-no-diamond-ring/
56 Colleagues and Friends 463 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/11/22/colleagues-and-friends/
57 American Kids, American Schools 461 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/02/12/american-kids-american-schools/
58 Cui bono, ad quod damnum 461 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/07/i-dont-think-it-means-what-you-think-it-means/comment-page-1/
59 I Don’t Think it Means What You Think it Means 459 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/07/i-dont-think-it-means-what-you-think-it-means/comment-page-1/
60 “Saxons vs. Vikings” 453 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/08/28/saxons-vs-vikings/
61 Prozac Nation 449 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/08/28/prozac-nation/
62 Rock and a Hard Place 446 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/26/rock-and-a-hard-place/
63 The (Older) Kids and their Parents are not All Right 444 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/29/the-older-kids-and-their-parents-are-not-all-right/
64 Rolling the 20 Sided Dice 437 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/11/17/rolling-the-20-sided-dice/
65 Axis of Weasel 436 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/23/david-frum/
66 The Democrats Will Win When They Are Ready to Be Boring 430 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/09/the-democrats-will-win-when-they-are-ready-to-be-boring/
67 It’s Still the Same Old Story 420 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/12/07/its-still-the-same-old-story/
68 Freedom’s just another word for nothin’ left to lose 415 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/10/03/freedoms-just-another-word-for-nothin-left-to-lose/
69 Empire State of Mind 411 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/11/03/empire-state-of-mind/comment-page-1/
70 The Alt-Right and the Underground Man 409 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2016/08/29/the-alt-right-and-the-underground-man/
71 Reasons for Rallies 409 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/08/21/reasons-for-rallies/
72 A Consequential Decision 397 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/01/08/a-consequential-decision/
73 Not the EITC, anything but the EITC 396 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/26/not-the-eitc-anything-but-the-eitc/
74 An Unhappy Family in an Unhappy Land 394 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2016/05/24/an-unhappy-family-in-an-unhappy-land/
75 Marriage and the Obamacare Effect 386 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/04/17/marriage-and-the-obamacare-effect/
76 Our Forefathers 376 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/10/our-forefathers/
77 Vacant Lots, Seen and Unseen 375 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/06/vacant-lots/
78 The Fake News We Want 371 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/01/28/the-fake-news-we-want/comment-page-1/
79 Driven Pendulum 370 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/11/13/driven-pendulum/
80 The Not-Quite-Law of the Canadian Border 369 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/10/the-not-quite-law-of-the-canadian-border/
81 everybody comes to Hollywood/they wanna make it in the neighborhood 367 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/11/03/everybody-comes-to-hollywoodthey-wanna-make-it-in-the-neighborhood/
82 A simple minded approach 363 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/09/07/a-simple-minded-approach/
83 The Beehive 358 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/11/01/the-beehive/comment-page-1/
84 The Nothing 356 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/10/02/the-nothing/
85 Legalize It? 350 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/18/legalize-it/
86 One of these things is not like the other 349 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/24/one-of-these-things-is-not-like-the-other/
87 Sample Size and Sneetches 348 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/02/08/sample-size-and-sneetches/
88 Free Speech at Blueberry Park 345 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/02/07/free-speech-at-blueberry-park/
89 Getting on the Schoolbus 344 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/09/getting-on-the-schoolbus/
90 Ode to Man 342 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/08/29/ode-to-man/
91 Diversity and Student Achievement 340 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2016/02/10/diversity-and-student-achievement/
92 Star Wars and Identitarian Power 339 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2016/02/19/star-wars-and-identitarian-power/
93 Incentives and the Iron Law 337 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/01/06/the-talent-show/
94 The Talent Show 332 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/01/06/the-talent-show/
95 Monk at 100 332 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/10/10/monk-at-100/
96 Why Do You Think They Call It the White House 327 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/12/07/why-do-you-think-they-call-it-the-white-house/
97 The Wings of Atalanta 325 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/03/03/the-wings-of-atalanta/
98 Mo Money Mo Babies (among Native-born men) 324 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/05/24/mo-money-mo-babies-among-native-born-men/
99 Oh, they were looking for their Missing Piece 322 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/01/09/oh-im-looking-for-my-missing-piece/
100 More of the Same 319 https://spottedtoad.wordpress.com/2017/08/24/more-of-the-same/
101 The Beloved Community and the Bourgeois Society 310
102 Unwanted Advances 308
103 Climate Action Includes Adaptation 308
104 Learned it from watching you 305
105 Bigger Stocks, Slower Flows 297
106 Black Religiosity in the Obama Years 297
107 The Pennsylvania Desert 295
108 Technocracy Can Only Thrive When It Lies 295
109 The Woman Question 294
110 A Partial Success 289
111 Sandy Hook 285
112 Mighty, Maybe Not Whitey 284
113 Lots of Bad Things are Pro-Cyclical 283
114 Adequate Yearly Progress 280
115 Political Parties Should Try to be Popular 279
123 “Schools that Work”,264
Neoteny as Ashenfelter’s Dip”
277
124 Health Affairs Blog Confirms Health Insurance is Bad for You 269
125 Poverty is not easy to solve 268
126 Chris Eisgruber and the Inversion of Power 267
127 Regional Differences in Personality and the Opioid Epidemic 266
128 The Year in Toadspotting 265
129 Obesity is important for mortality, but it’s not the reason for the Obamacare effect 264
130 A Westeros of One’s Own 262
131 It’s True for Counties, Too 262
132 Erving Goffman on Alice Goffman 261
133 The Destruction of Merv 257
134 Fade-Out and Within-Subject Design 255
135 The g-loaded Common Core 255
136 To Be A Jew 254
137 Vo-Tech 250
138 Trump Country 249
139 About that 10,000 242
140 Trump’s Budget Does Not Cut Elementary and Secondary Education 235
141 The Boulder and the Mountain Range 233
142 Spotted Toad Radio Hour, Episode 3 228
143 Compassion and a Buck Fifty 226
144 The Power of Rhetorical Radicalism 225
145 Value Added Modeling and Behavioral Genetics 225
146 Everything isn’t Going to Hell Quite Yet 224
147 The Interest Rate is a Price, not a Prediction 216
148 Rogue One of Many 216
149 Danse Macabre 216
150 Big and Little 213
151 Bruenighazi, and Why It’s So Hard for Hillary to Finish Bernie Off 213
152 Cheek by Jowl 213
153 Black Parents Are Pretty Well Involved in their Kids’ Education 212
154 Spend the Money 211
155 Off-Script 211
156 Spotted Toad Radio Hour, Part 4 208
157 The Sociology of Sesame Street 208
158 Some day we’ll walk in the rays of a beautiful sun 198
159 The Political Economy of the Minimum Wage 195
160 Scalia and the Battle Royale 193
161 The Martian Moment 191
162 Happy Holidays 190
163 Love and Marriage 190
164 Social Science’s Two Masks 183
165 Van Gogh Night 183
166 Two Types of Discipline Problems 180
167 Shakespeare’s Prince 179
168 Snicket and Swift 170
169 The Committee for Managing the Common Affairs of the Whole Bourgeoisie 169
170 Everyone is Ethnic 165
171 Fade In, Fade Out 163
172 The Race to the Swift and the Merits of Meritocracy 162
173 NEETs 160
174 The Fundamental Problem in the Political Logic of 2016 Feminism… 160
175 The Cultural is the Technological 160
176 Privilege and Luck 159
177 Disaggregating by gender 157
178 No, the Achievement Gap isn’t About Teachers 156
179 Trenton Makes, the World Takes 156
180 The HR Department’s Perfect Candidate 156
181 One’s Place in the Distribution 156
182 Stranger Caves 155
183 Hierarchy, McCloskey, and Moldbug 153
184 TFA (Doesn’t Quite) Respond to DeVos 151
185 The Obamacare Effect on Overdoses Got Bigger in 2016 150
186 Economic Life is About Choices, Not Just Tasks 148
187 Free Range Kids 147
188 Matt Yglesias Argues On Behalf of Trumpism 147
189 In Praise of HBCUs 145
190 The Green Beards of Eton 144
191 The Other Elephant in the Room 141
192 Give me your caffeinated, your well-off, your above-average yearning to get ahead 140
193 The Recent Past, the Distant Past, and the Depth of Time 139
194 Hey Paul Krugman 139
195 Du Bois and Washington, Yesterday and Today 138
196 Plausible Deniability 138
197 3 Books for the Walter White in All of Us 137
198 The Crisis on Campus, Then and Now 137
199 The Pleasures of Socialism 135
200 But What is the Intervention? 135
201 Gender Identity and Diversity 131
202 Why is Tolstoy Modern? 131
203 The Rainforest and the Salt Marsh 129
204 Poverty and Cash Transfers 128
205 Boys Versus Girls 125
206 Aristotle, Usury, and Land in the 21st Century 125
207 The Cultural Production Function 124
208 Jazz Birthday Calendar, June 9: Cole Porter 124
209 Fools and Charlatans 121
210 Give For, Don’t Give Against 120
211 Faust and Mephistopheles 120
212 Toad’s Corollary 118
213 2016 County-Level Estimates of the Obamacare/Overdose Effect 118
214 Vengeance on Whom 117
215 You Can’t Get Away from Morality 116
216 KIPP 116
217 Where have all the George Kennans Gone 115
218 Correlates of Middle-Aged White Mortality 113
219 Euthyphro and Political Anger 112
220 Don’t call it a comeback 111
221 #TFA25 109
222 California Dreamin’ 107
223 “All Men are Created Equal is About the Rules of The Game 107
224 People Want to Work 107
225 Jazz Birthday Calendar, August 16: Bill Evans 107
226 Brown v. Board Wasn’t a Total Failure 107
227 Tolerance and Freedom 106
228 The Opposite of the End of History 106
229 Rafe Esquith and Atticus Finch 106
230 Bannon and Mammon  Not the Quality of the Players”
231 Worthy Children 106
232 All-American High School 105
233 Winning Isn’t the Only Thing 104
234 The 47% 104
235 The State as a Work of Art 102
236 DeVos Isn’t Gonna Gut Public Education 101
237 The Problem with Moving to Opportunity in One NYC Map 101
238 The Magic Kingdom of Intellectual Property 98
239 Before and After 98
240 Limousine Libs 96
241 Hamilton and Shared Experience 95
242 The Two Door Riddle 93
243 Family Portraits 92
244 The Lottery 92
245 Trump and Chetty 91
246 what we talk about when we talk about schools 90
247 West Virginia, or the Bad News Takes a Long Time to Arrive 90
248 There are Worse Things than Hypocrisy 87
249 Causes of the financial crisis 87
250 Christmas Entertainments 86
251 General Equilibrium Effects 86
252 More Than One Thing Can Be True 86
253 Home Visits 86
254 Wobbly Table 85
255 Section Sheets 85
256 Bad Bets 84
257 Boosting the R-Squared 84
258 Philadelphia Stories 83
259 Spottedtoad Radio Hour, Episode 1 82
260 A Conversation with the Emergent Global Super-Intelligence of the Internet 82
261 Conservatism Happens When No One is Paying Attention 82
262 Against Unidimensionality 81
263 The Peacock’s Tail 81
264 The Rat Temple 80
265 The Open Classroom Door 80
266 Having Slain Égalité and Liberté, Harvard Takes Aim at Fraternité 79
267 Work It 79
268 The Gelman View 78
269 The Peaceable Kingdom 78
270 Overstated and Understated Effects 77
271 The First Law of Educational Inefficacy 76
272 Louis Armstrong and the Spirit of a City 76
273 Diminishing Returns and its Discontents 75
274 Releasers and Superreleasers 75
275 The Certainty of Others 75
276 Rolling Stones 74
277 Genetics is a Process 74
278 Obama’s Creed 73
279 Two Kinds of Diminishing Returns 73
280 The Electric Slide 72
281 Brahe, Kepler, Newton 72
282 Model, Mirror, Mentor 71
283 The Problem is Power 71
284 Obama and Teacher Evaluation 71
285 Qualitative and Quantitative 71
286 Vegas and Anti-Vegas 71
287 The Castle and the Forest Sauvage 70
288 Emma and Jackie 70
289 Compared to What 70
290 Black Rocky 70
291 Mismatch Under the Mountain 68
292 The Joke’s On Us 68
293 Microbes Matter 68
294 The Progressive Ethos in Education 68
295 1215 and All That 67
296 Rationalia’s Rot 67
297 In the Long Run, Demand Curves Slope Down (or, Sometimes, The Rent is Too Damn Low) 66
298 Old and Young 66
299 Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic 64
300 When I’m 64 64
301 13 Ways of Going on a Field Trip 64
302 Three Dimensions of Classroom Planning 64
303 Dog Days of Summer 64
304 New Lamps For Old 62
305 America has a Gigantic Bourgeoisie 62
306 Goya Beans and Wild Plants 60
307 School Lunched 59
308 Walking While Black 59
309 America is a rich country, continued 59
310 He Didn’t Do Nuthin’ 59
311 The Turmoil of Speech About Us 57
312 Charles Dodgson Explains American Educational Policy 57
313 Miles Davis on Prince 56
314 Open Up the Hood and Check Out the Engine 56
315 Tips for Teachers 56
316 The Space of Thoughts 55
317 Whose Nudge, Who’s Nudged 55
318 Mother’s Day 55
319 After Labor Day 54
320 9/11/2001 54
321 Self-Medication 52
322 Pure and Mixed Strategies 51
323 Agatha Christie’s Middle East 51
324 Celebrity and Desire 51
325 The Changing Face of Heroin 51
326 Gap Year 51
327 Why do you wear a mask 50
328 Real American Hero 50
329 “Cooked!”,48
Families
50
330 Prisoner’s Dilemma of No Principal Reduction 49
331 The First Day of School 49
332 The Jungle Book 48
333 Metro Station Pionerskaya 48
334 To Troll a Mockingbird 48
335 Starting from Scratch 48
336 Becoming a Scientist  not Workers”
337 The Membrane 46
338 The Outside of the Inner Circle 45
339 Trump’s First Inaugural 45
340 The Next Ruling Class 45
341 Bored 45
342 Sand City 45
343 Spies Like Us 45
344 Economic Segregation and Economic Mobility 44
345 Keynes, Dickens, Thackeray, Consumption and Debt 44
346 Shakespeare, Ranked 41
347 Film and Political Intention 39
348 On Gawker 39
349 Tonypandy 39
350 Candidates are Constituencies 38
351 If Russia is Really Behind the Hacks… 38
352 Walton’s Billion Dollars for Charters 38
353 Super Trumpday 37
354 Achilles, the Tortoise, and the Story of the Three Clockworks 36
355 The Counterintuitive Counterfactual 35
356 The Metropole Calleth 35
357 Bugs 35
358 Common Descent 34
359 Balance of Power 34
360 The Silver Lining in the Cinderblock Cage 33
361 Toad and I 33
362 Achilles and the Tortoise Talk About Floss 32
363 Higamous, Hogamous, Birth Timing’s Endogenous 32
364 Bros not Bombs 32
365 Don’t Sleep on the Interaction Term 32
366 Giving Thanks 31
367 Intent to Treat 31
368 Policy 1965, Policy 2016 31
369 McCloskey on Trump 31
370 The Crystal Palace 31
371 Air Ball 30
372 Spottedtoad Radio Hour, Episode 2 29
373 2016 is 1988 29
374 Umberto Eco and the Hot Take 29
375 Canto 1 28
376 Blackboards without a Blank Slate 28
377 Interaction Effects 27
378 Rothstein, Guinier, and the SAT 27
379 The Prisoner’s Dilemma of (Not) Attacking Trump 27
380 With the Laughing Face 26
381 eBook 26
382 Happiness 26
383 Cadillacs 25
384 Farmers, Foragers, and Inferno, Canto V, Over Time 25
385 Donald Barthelme’s “The School”,22
Are Higher-Immigration Areas Healthier for Native-Born Americans?”
25
386 The Genomic Revolution 24
387 Monkey Business 24
388 Kindly Bloodsuckers 24
389 Mne Golos Byl (I Heard a Voice) 23
390 Virtue and Virtus on the Ides of March 23
391 The Vine and the Drainpipe 23
392 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 9: Ornette Coleman 22
393 Two-Period Model 22
394 Power and Memory 21
395 Manning the Battlements 21
396 Cutoffs 21
397 “Curiouser and Curiouser,”,14
Bill Evans on Collective Improvisation”
20
398 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 17: Nat King Cole 20
399 Jazz Memorium: Mose Allison 19
400 Caucus Predictions 18
401 Jazz Birthday Calendar, April 20: Tito Puente 17
402 On the Value of Debate, in Theory and in Practice 17
403 The Tax 16
404 Big Business and Small 14
405 The Other Bush Brother 14
406 Constants 14
407 Duke’s Place 13
408 A Valediction Forbidding Mourning (For Marco Rubio) 13
409 Jazz Birthday Calendar, August 23: Bobby Watson 13
410 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 11: Sergio Mendes 12
411 The Schoolhouse Self 12
412 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 20: Nancy Wilson 10
413 Taking Stock 9
414 Ten Questions for Evaluating Evaluations 9
415 Jazz Birthday Calendar, July 25: Johnny Hodges 9
416 (More than just) Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 22: Jorge Ben Jor 8
417 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 11: Bobby McFerrin 8
418 Summer Vacation 7
419 Miles at 90 7
420 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 17: Buddy DeFranco 7
421 Jazz Memoriam: Phife Dawg 6
422 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 30: Norah Jones 6
423 Ridente la calma 6
424 (Belated) Jazz Birthday Calendar, April 8th: Freddie Hubbard 6
425 Jazz Birthday Calendar, James P Johnson 6
426 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 10: Roland Hanna 6
427 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 28: Willie Bobo 6
428 Jazz Birthday Calendar: February 24, David “Fathead Newman” 5
429 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 3: Jimmy Garrison 5
430 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 11th: Fred Astaire 5
431 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 19, David Murray 5
432 (Belated) Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 6: Wes Montgomery 5
433 Jazz Birthday Calendar, June 9: Kenny Barron 4
434 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 16: Jeff Clayton 4
435 Jazz Birthday Calendar, Sonny Stitt 4
436 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 20: Marian McPartland 4
437 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 24: King Pleasure 4
438 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 26: James Moody 4
439 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 2: Eddie “Lockjaw Davis” 4
440 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 15: Jimmy McPartland 4
441 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 14: Shirley Scott 4
442 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 13:Roy Haynes 4
443 Jazz Birthday, March 5: Wilbur Little 4
444 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 17: Jackie McLean 4
445 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 16: Betty Carter 4
446 Jazz Birthday Calendar March 12: Al Jarreau 4
447 About 4
448 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 25: Paul Motian 4
449 Jazz Birthday Calenday, March 28: Thad Jones 4
450 Jazz Birthday Calendar, King Curtis 4
451 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 2: Richard “Groove Holmes” 4
452 Jazz Birthday Calendar, April 12: Herbie Hancock 4
453 Jazz Birthday Calendar, June 12: Chick Corea 4
454 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 15, Henry Threadgill 4
455 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 7: Arthur Blythe 4
456 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 10: Mel Lewis 3
457 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 1: Glenn Miller 3
458 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 31: Red Norvo 3
459 Jazz Birthday Calendar: Snooky Young 3
460 Jazz Birthday Calendar, April 30: Percy Heath 3
461 Jazz Birthday Calendar, April 14: Gene Ammons 3
462 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 21: Harold Ashby 3
463 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 19: Eliane Elias 3
464 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 18: Bill Frisell 3
465 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 27: Ben Webster 3
466 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 27: Sarah Vaughan 3
467 Jazz Birthday Calendar, John Stubblefield 3
468 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 8: Keith Jarrett 3
469 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 25: Ida Cox 3
470 Seeing and Solitude 3
471 Jazz Birthday Calendar– Rozelle Claxton 3
472 Jazz Birthday Calendar- Sammy Nestico 3
473 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 27: Dexter Gordon 3
474 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 10: Bix Beiderbecke 3
475 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 4: Jason Marsalis 3
476 Jazz Birthday Calendar, April 17: Buster Williams 3
477 Jazz Birthday Calendar, April 22: Charles Mingus 3
478 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 21: Nina Simone 3
479 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 8: George Coleman 3
480 Jazz Birthday Calenday, February 8: Buddy Morrow 3
481 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 26: Chris Anderson 3
482 Jazz Birthday Calendar, March 16: Tommy Flanagan 3
483 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 4: Ron Carter 3
484 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 14: Maceo Parker 3
485 Jazz Birthday Calendar February r 13: Wardell Gray 3
486 Jazz Birthday Calendar, April 13: Kirk Stuart 2
487 Jazz Birthday Calendar, April 15: Richard Davis 2
488 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 19: Sonny Fortune 2
489 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 14: Sidney Bechet 2
490 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 3: John Lewis 2
491 Jazz Birthday Calendar: February 12, Donald Lambert 2
492 Jazz Birthday Calendar: February 18, Frank Butler 2
493 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 13: Gil Evans 2
494 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 23: John Carisi 2
495 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 12: Gary Peacock 2
496 Jazz Birthday Calendar, May 9: Dennis Chambers 2
497 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 22nd: Rex Stewart 2
498 Jazz Birthday Calendar, February 29: Jimmy Dorsey 2

3 thoughts on “Spotting Toads 2: Electric Frogaloo

      1. A couple months ago he said that he was going dark. I forget the exact language but I think I recall something about “security breach”. I haven’t seen him since. 😦

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