A movie that lives up to the hype.
GE thinks Reagan’s speeches are getting too extreme. He’s told that he is starting to sound like a “right-wing reactionary nut and that “Democrats buy GE products too, so lay off the Commie-thing.” (Note for the kids: In the 1950s Democrats were commie loving toaster buyers.)
The good guy saves the day and more, he saves this melodrama from its own shapelessness.
Today is World Diabetes Day. The American Diabetes Association's web site has a lot of great information on how you can get involved, volunteer, advocate, and donate to help bring about a cure for diabetes and improve quality of life for those with the disease.
If a link forms in the woods and no one's there to see it, does it still exist? What's the difference between having a person in your extended social group who you don't much like (someone you see in person and actually spend time with) and a person who keeps reappearing as your "friend" due to the sheer number of people you have in common online?
When I read Urban Tribes, the sections that interested me the most concerned how women were employing and benefiting from the concept. Then, considering some recent “chick lit”, I started to see common threads within and around the urban tribes concept. I asked Ethan for his input.
The Virtual Book Tour takes authors on a whirlwind weeklong trip across time and space to promote their books. VBT III is now in progress, and on Saturday, 15 November 2003, Blogcritic Shannon Okey is hosting Ethan Watters, author of Urban Tribes: A Generation Redefines Friendship, Family, and Commitment. You are welcome to submit questions and comments to the author... (read more)
Jazz is timeless. Classical, baroque and flamenco pieces sound as graceful and/or exciting today as they did when they were composed. The Blues seems to have stepped into a time warp. Not so rock-n-roll.
The quirkiest concert I've ever been to.
The only way it would matter if an employee can do 30 pushups is if doing those pushups can be shown to be directly related to firefighting.