“The radio makes hideous sounds.” Who said it?
The Financial Times weekend edition has a good magazine section that generally doesn’t make it into the US edition. Which is too bad, because US readers will miss Ed Luce’s very good […]
Numerian over at The Agonist has a good post today on the state of the equity markets. Basically, it’s an argument that I agree with pretty much completely—tracking short term movements these […]
What do the following things all have in common: tobacco safety and the dangers of secondhand smoke, the Strategic Defense Initiative, acid rain, the ozone hole, global warming, and the recent attacks […]
On 31 May 2005, the US Supreme Court overturned accounting firm Arthur Andersen’s conviction for obstruction of justice. It would be a pyrrhic victory as, by then, a company which once employed […]
So, you’re a blogger. You gettin’ paid for what you write? Nada? Thought so. Me, too. Nada. But don’t worry: Corporate types who run content businesses have big plans for us. They’re […]
I saw a New York Times headline reading “The Randslide and Its Discontents” and assumed it was about the South African currency (which I hadn’t known was in trouble … it isn’t). This […]
The media-reform activist organization, Free Press, has set up a press-bashing site called mediaFail, offering minimal instruction about what constitutes a bad news story versus a good news story. Thus we must […]
Sorry for the long absence. Let’s carry on, shall we? “If you listen to the guys up in the stands, pretty soon you’ll be up there sitting with them.” Who said it?
Way back in 2002, we were visiting the US for Thanksgiving, and it was an extraordinarily depressing time. We couldn’t turn on the television, because all you got there was the non-stop […]