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Mad Men shows us the changes of the river. It shows us a society disrupted by the pill and the civil rights movement and Vietnam. But Don remains the same, forever stuck in his own status quo.

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The Many Mysteries of Music

Lilly B. Gardner D.P.A. and Daniel Kobialka , D.M.A.

Be advised.  This post is not going to be for everyone.  It is lengthy and because it is lengthy, breaks posting rules.   2,393 more words

Health And Wellness

Free stuff and links Monday, gut instincts and black and white photography

Happy Monday! Or Tuesday, as the case may be. Time for links to things online that I enjoyed this week.

I was intrigued by this article, which I found while looking for something else. 598 more words

Photography

Some thoughts RE: So You've Been Publicly Shamed

The ever-hilarious Jon Ronson is back with another investigation into pop-psychology, or rather the collective psyche of that mob mentality on social media. Some call it a social movement. 738 more words

Nonfiction

The Shame of Our Public Shamings

It occurred to me recently that I have the same editor and the same speaking agent as Jonah Lehrer. I certainly can’t afford a $2.25 million historic home in Laurel Canyon, but from my books and career as a similarly young though less accomplished author, I might be able to buy a condo nearby. 1,418 more words

Brian Williams, Jonah Lehrer, and kleptomania

By now, who hasn’t heard the news about NBC anchor Brian Williams?  That he lied multiple times, over a period of many years, about his helicopter being hit by ground fire in Iraq.   311 more words

Life

Malcolm in the Middle

Last week, the journalism blog Our Bad Media accused the author Malcolm Gladwell of lapses in reporting that it alleged fell just short of plagiarism. In multiple instances, Gladwell took details in his pieces for… 923 more words

Writing