Watching an endless parade of people losing jobs for unpopular opinions, losing careers for a careless word without context, are we becoming a collection of cultural cowards?Read more "More Thoughts On Speech Tolerance and Modern Madness"
Well by now you’ve figured out that the blog hasn’t been the repository for Words With Nerds episode postings of late. A million excuses, a million regrets that all boil down to “too much to do and not enough time.” Believe me, if we could figure out a way to make a living doing this […]Read more "Catch Up with Words With Nerds: Open Forum"
In an interesting conversation with a friend of mine on Twitter regarding the future of Star Wars, the term “Fanboy” was used. It was not used directly “against” me, but I took it in such a fashion as I consider to be the norm. It prompted this exchange: @kesseljunkie Let it be now known: I’m […]Read more "How Now, Fanboys?"
Well, the title just about says it, right? I started watching Metalocalypse when it debuted a few years ago, and enjoyed it because of its absurdity and the fact that I could understand some of the humor from having been friends with tonbabydc for many years. If you haven’t seen it, even if you aren’t […]Read more "Strangely Enough, I’m Becoming a Metal Fan Thanks to a Cartoon"
Your finger hovers over “post.” You have a momentary conflict. Are you opening yourself up for conflict, or are you in store for a healthy, adult discussion? Odds are, you’re in store for a vitriolic explosion of cross–posting madness, with people from Column A firing their best salvos at those in Column B, and the […]Read more "Internet Discussion: Refresh Rates and Poppycock"
This is a completely apolitical blog about the whole Anthony Weiner stuff in the news. It has nothing to do with partisanship. It has nothing to do with resignations, assignations of blame or anything like that. It has to do with a sentiment repeated by everyone (especially the popular and/or powerful) who gets exposed doing […]Read more "Learning a Lesson"
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"