The Early Modern Commons

Gilbert Mabbott

Recent Posts

An informal review of Rachel Foxley’s The Levellers: Radical political thought in the English Revolution

26 July 2016

A second post! I can’t promise a lot of further updates here, but I have been more in the mood for this sort of thing of late. We had our second child about a year ago, and between...

I will not finish The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

18 July 2016

I mostly enjoyed the first season of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Some of the bits were outstanding. I still laugh sometimes about the werewolf-taxi plot line. However, I had deep...

More on iPad for academics

2 October 2014

Recently, a lightning strike traveled over the phone lines and fried our modem and everything wired to it, including a TimeCapsule, a printer, and a bluray player. To say the least,...

Partial review of Mike Wallace, Mickey Mouse History and Other Essays on American Memory

13 August 2014

I did not realize how long it had been since my last post. I have been keeping busy, and I do have a thing or two to report, but I do not have time to write it up just now. Instead,...