What’s the difference between Harvard Law School and Survivor? Harvard Law School is easier to get into, and Survivor is easier to get kicked out of. Nick Brown ’02 should know. He’s the only person to experience both, one famed for an intense, competitive, even cutthroat atmosphere, and the other, well . . . For […]
Although Vaughn Carney’s new novel is about Harvard Law School students, his characters are not chasing paper. That’s not, after all, what most people go to the Combat Zone to find. Scenes of debauchery in Boston’s Combat Zone–a thriving red-light district during the era Carney ’71 attended HLS–help differentiate Straw Man: A Profane Fable of […]
What better person to consider George W. Bush’s drunk driving arrest than Jim Koch ’78, founder of and pitchman for Boston Beer Company, makers of Samuel Adams beer? That, at least, was the perspective of a Boston drive-time radio show, which invited Koch to be a guest soon after the revelation was aired at the […]
Can a Southern California sorority queen survive the rigors of Harvard Law School, overcome virulent anti-blondeism, triumph in class and in the courtroom, and get the cute, sensitive, brainy guy in the end? Like, duh! That’s how the question might be answered by Elle Woods, the central character of the movie Legally Blonde, a comedy […]
You were expecting Shakespeare? We hope not, because this is a story about a different kind of bard. Call him the bard of oy vey. David Bader ’85 has transformed a classic poetic form into something to kvell about in his book Haikus for Jews: For You, A Little Wisdom. Using the five-syllable/seven-syllable/five-syllable format that […]
In its storied history, Harvard Law School has produced presidents, senators, knights, CEOs, professors, attorneys general, and Supreme Court justices. But only now can the institution say that it has accomplished everything. It has produced the world’s foremost authority on the Three Stooges. Robert Kurson may not have made a mark on the world of […]
The first and last annual report from Class Action CEO Heather Thompson ’00, “the hardest-working and lowest-paid CEO in the country,” according to Professor Jon Hanson.