Today didn’t go the way Candidate Romney had hoped. Some very brief notes are in order. First, congrats to photographer Justin Sullivan. This is a great shot.
Nothing like a good old-fashioned zombie apocalypse to liven up high school, wouldn’t you say? That’s what Sam Toller thought, anyway. His ten-minute film, We Are What We Eat, gives kids one more reason to dread school. The 16-year-old North London student wrote and directed the film (which you can see here). I spent some […]
Wake Forest students and alumni are correct in challenging university commencement speaker selection
Some recent graduates of my alma mater, Wake Forest University, are up in arms over this year’s commencement speaker, former DISH Network chairman Charlie Ergen. They penned what struck me as a thoughtful, well-considered letter to university president Dr. Nathan Hatch, in which they chastised him for a pattern of pandering to business interests to […]
Producing the equivalent of a book every 24 hours, seven days a week, is difficult. That’s what daily newspapers do day after day. Sadly, in New Orleans, readers will receive only three books a week instead of seven. The Times-Picayune will print its book only on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays. Those are the only days […]
President Obama has shown that coming to terms with the LBGT world doesn’t threaten the well-adjusted straight man’s sexual identity.