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The Forbes 400 Wealthiest Americans - Class of 2014 - Blog #30

Hello out there in La La Land, old Buster is back, just a day late and a dollar short.  Old pappy and I got to thinking that our messages concerning the current politically and culturally divisive state of our good old U.S.of A. 699 more words

Economy

Barista, could you please turn my water into wine?

Everyone loves a good story about some hipster storming back into a Starbucks store to complain that they messed up his drink. The best stories are the ones where the guy gets so over-the-top indignant that it’s almost Instagram-worthy. 683 more words

Coffee

Chew on This: The Ethics of Carnivory

by Matt McKinnon

Let me start by being perfectly clear: I like meat. No, I love meat. And I eat my fair share of it. As the one who does most of the cooking for my wife and three sons, I cook a lot of it. 1,316 more words

Family And Home

"basic bitch": the link between sexism and consumerism?

I would be interested to hear people’s opinions on the following article:

http://nymag.com/thecut/2014/10/what-do-you-really-mean-by-basic-bitch.html

Excerpt (emphasis mine):

It seems to me that while what it pretends to criticize is unoriginality of thought and action, most of…

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Emergence of New Media Capitals

In today’s media academic landscape, the concept of “New Media Capitals” is a much discussed and investigated topic, however, what exactly is it?

Firstly, Media Capitals “are places where things come together and consequently where the… 228 more words

Never Ending Battle

Over the past few days, I have learned that minimalism is war made up of many battles – a battle against consumerism, a battle against clutter, a battle against. 280 more words

this changes everything, Naomi Klein

isbn: 9781846145056 is an author i have read and mentioned before (my blog) .  This book is ranty and while i agree climate change is going on i disagree with both left and rights interpretation as to how to fix it. 331 more words

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