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Here's Why They'll Remember Nothing About Letterman.

I caught the tail end of Letterman last night. Bill Murray was on, and it was the last show before the big finale, so I tuned in. There was vodka and cake and a palpable sense of sadness, even desperation maybe, but not because the show was coming to an end...

The Real Tragedy of the RadioShack Bankruptcy

I bought this radio at RadioShack today.  It’s am/fm, single speaker, no headphone jack and with a pull out antenna.  What was left of the store, now famously in the death throes of bankruptcy, was being run by a guy I’d never seen before – all of the regular...

Here’s Why We Should Leave Brian Williams Alone.

Brian Williams got caught in a fib, or two. I really don’t care, and neither should you. Verse aside, we seem to be faced with two systems here, and the one we should be focused on, but are so easily distracted from, is the truly troubling one. Brian Williams...

Are YOU missing The Point on Inequality?

I read this article by Nicholas Kristof this morning and thought it was, as he often is, spot on. So I shared it on Twitter and, later, on Facebook. In short, the article’s about an American Dream now on life-support at best, and touches upon the issue of...

Two Days With No Email: What I Learned

Saturday It’s been 12 hours since my last email check.  It’s been tough. Yesterday I checked my email, by my estimation, probably around 120 times. And yes, that sounds pretty crazy, especially when I look at it on the screen. Sadly, it’s also...