February 22, 2004

POSTSCRIPT: Pierre Bourdieu

The day Pierre Bourdieu died, I sent an email to a few friends noting that the world had lost one of its great thinkers. "At least we still have Sherwood Schwartz," stated an immediate reply from my friend O'Malley. "O.K.," I responded. "I'll bite: Who's Sherwood Schwartz?" A moment later, her response arrived: "The creator of 'Gilligan's Island.'"


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