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The Sausage Biscuit Recovery Theory

It’s Over!!! As the self-appointed economic adviser to the CEO and CFO of Ebsco spring (and no they don’t listen to me) I pronounce the Economic Recovery complete!   945 more words

Something About Nothing For Anyone

New (Media) Age of Enlightenment?

The public sphere is awash with questions of the future of traditional media forms like newspapers, and their business models. Students studying journalism are fearful of never obtaining a job in their chosen field and professionals working in journalism, advertising and public relations are pondering what the rapid technological changes of the 21st century will mean for their practices. 433 more words


Time to make peace with St. John Paul II

When the Vatican announced the impending canonization of Blessed Pope John Paul II last fall, many were thrilled. Many were disappointed. Few were surprised. It was always seen as a matter of when, not if, John Paul Two would get the official halo. 710 more words

Peace & Justice

Concentration of Humor as Gatekeeping

So I noticed something today that I thought was a little fun and interesting.

On one of my social media feeds, I saw the link to… 437 more words

Media Studies

Guardians of the National Mythos

By James F. Tracy

The most efficient system of opinion management functions largely absent of the conscious intent or effort of intellectual governance. A society detached from its historical bearings will frequently resort to myths and falsehoods which over time form a coherent worldview resistant to unconventional perspectives. 1,913 more words


The Art of the Matter

Paintings by Lawren Harris

I booked off an extra day from work heading into the long weekend.  I decided to have a ‘me day’ and so far, it’s been quite grand. 1,078 more words


Whoopi Goldberg Writes Denver Post Cannabis Column

DENVER (AP) – Whoopi Goldberg says she’s in love with her marijuana-vaporizing pen.

In her new column for The Denver Post‘s Cannabist website, the… 93 more words