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Slipping through the cracks

Roughly three days after the release of the so-called Panama Papers story the Russian government and its media organs seemed to have settled on their story. 2,189 more words

Stray Thoughts: Anime Suggestions

Maybe I finally started watching anime because there’s a healthy sample of patrons at my library who regularly check out the DVDs we offer.  Or maybe I got frustrated enough with the various Abridged Series on YouTube that I actually wanted to start looking for something that would appeal to me past the pop culture jokes.  455 more words


in memoriam umberto eco—mac vs dos

This past Friday, February 19, the Italian semiotics scholar and novelist, Umberto Eco died at the age of 84. He is one of those authors whose shorter writings have popped up on my radar from time to time. 414 more words


A New Beginning

I am a professional in the world of the communications, both interpersonal and in electronic media since 1998.  This space in a sea of many blogs on the internet hopes to bring an enlightened and educated perspective to those interested in a career in broadcasting.   431 more words


Off the Shelf: Columbine

Columbine by Dave Cullen

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

I’d been looking forward to reading Columbine for some time. The book promised to be a comprehensive account of a haunting event in American history. 436 more words