Ragged Clown

It's just a shadow you're seeing that he's chasing…


Tag Archives: media

Apr
6
2013

A Fresh Look

Inside every old person is a young person who doesn’t really understand that he’s old now. We should all make a better effort to get to know the young person. Continue reading

Mar
31
2011

Fool me early

Ooh! They almost had me. But then i remembered the time difference. A few short weeks from now, with the world looking on, William Arthur Philip Louis Windsor will exchange rings with Catherine Elizabeth Middleton, and much of Britain will … Continue reading

Mar
31
2011

Live well

This is as fine a definition of virtue as I have ever seen. Why is self-assertion important? “We have a responsibility to live well. Our challenge is to act as if we respect ourselves. Enjoying ourselves is not enough.” But … Continue reading

May
10
2009

A Series of Tubes

Sir Tim’s Ted talk was pretty silly but his interweb thingie is pretty cool and the true story deserves to be told. Now, for the first time, Verity Stob has that story. Here, for the first time on the series … Continue reading

Mar
30
2009

TweetQuake

In the old days, we ran to USGS for our earthquake news. Now we run to Twitter. USGS should keep up with the times.

Mar
20
2009

Politically Correct

I’ve lost track… are conservatives for or against political correctness?

Mar
14
2009

Playing the Game

I just watched the Cramer interview on The Daily Show. Awesome. Of the many, many blogs about the show, the most astute is Glen Greenwald’s in Salon who draws the broader picture – the only journalism happening on TV is … Continue reading