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Dating Fiction

David Wallace’s 1990 essay, “E Unibus Pluram: Television and U.S. Fiction”, could, or should, be read in conjunction with Walter Benjamin’s 1936 essay, “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”. 290 more words

Author's Notes

Quote of the day: 6/5/15

“When we cannot speak our truths, our sense of agency is restricted, and the potential of using our differences to forward critiques of systematic discrimination is hampered.”–Jonathan Alexander and David Wallace…

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Quote Of The Day

This guy is a 'business mentor'?

You’ve heard of the Peter Principle, yes? It’s the notion that people can be elevated to their “highest level of incompetence.”

Here, then, is a startling example of that principle at work. 289 more words

Local News

Broom of the System

Wallace, David Foster. Broom of the System. Read by Robert Petkoff. New York: Hatchette Audio, 2010.

Odd. Outlandish. Offbeat. Quirky. Inventive. Crazy. These words and more drifted through my head as I read… 520 more words

Book Reviews

BizRadio: The Next Chapter in Controversy

Sunday’s Houston Chronicle had a lengthy article on former Sugar Land mayor David Wallace and his business to help rejuvenate struggling cities. Wallace has apparently closed up shop, leaving several cities in the lurch and investors wondering what happened to their money. 243 more words

Other Thoughts

Remixing the Beats of Life: 'Eva'

Prior to screening Eva, the new release from Spanish director Kike Maíllo, I happened to be driving along when the Dave Wallace remix of Everything But the Girl’s “Walking Wounded” (which can be found on… 903 more words

Musings

PHOTO GALLERY: Work in the morning, play in the afternoon --- workouts and a day at the links for charity, Feb. 27

Only a few more days until the first spring game against the Reds. Before the teams took it to the diamond, they decided to raise some money for charity. 8 more words