Roundtable

Opinions and analysis from Lapham’s Quarterly writers and editors.

August 14, 2020

August 13, 2020

The Cockerel Brief

2020:

Rooster fined 166 euros for early morning crowing in Italian town.

1474:

Rooster questioned for laying egg, perhaps at the behest of Satan.

April 24, 2020

Space Oddities

2020:

Exoplanet revealed to be nothing but a large cloud of dust.

1903:

Supposed irrigation canals on Mars are merely optical illusions.