I just attended a conference where one of the big focal points was on the New Media. Twitter, SMS, Facebook, white-label social spaces were all bandied about as the new reality. I personally remain an advocate that blah, blah, blah, everything you’ve heard before. But I think that it was fascinating to have this all […]Read more "Old Media vs. New Media"
There are few people in this world as lucky as I am. I’ve got a friend whom I’ve known for more than two decades. I’ve literally known him longer than I didn’t know him. For those of you who watched LOST (and you really should have, if you didn’t), he’s been my constant. He should […]Read more "Happy Birthday, Mike"
Once again, what I had hoped to write about takes a back seat to a further discussion of something that sits top of mind because today is the third anniversary of something odd that happened in my life. I suppose you could say I have the attention span of a cat at times. Today is […]Read more "My Troublesome Anniversary"
Well, I’ve gotten a chance now to watch Tron: Legacy completely again and while I could go on about how the effects are “the next level” of mind-blowing stuff, I’d rather try to figure out why this film didn’t make more of a splash on our collective psyche. Domestically, it made $172 million, which was […]Read more "Tron: Legacy – Why Not More Love?"
As a talented poet once wrote, “Death makes angels of us all/and gives us wings where we had shoulders/smooth as raven’s claws.” Ain’t no use fightin’ it, we’re all going to die. And I was thinking to myself today, if I were to lay odds on it today, right this minute—how would I most likely […]Read more "The Five Most Likely Ways I’ll Die"
Amazing Grace John Newton (1725-1807) Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound, That saved a wretch like me. I once was lost but now am found, Was blind, but now I see.Read more "Happy Easter"
Originally this blog was going to be about a fun exploration of what my friend Tom once called, “your oddly perfect penmanship.” Thanks for the compliment Tom! I am more than a little OCD–you may notice that my lists tend to be structured to work out as Fives, and if they don’t that means I’m […]Read more "Losing Our Ability To Write"