Cary Tennis rants on whatever is bothering him nearly every week.
Today, in his role as Salon's advice columnist, he considers the pitfalls of marrying a young British alcoholic in recovery. He also, apropos of nearly nothing, pleads for kinder, gentler e-mails. What lies behind this entreaty? Is he a thin-skinned, whining baby? Can he dish it out but not take it? Yes, all that and more.