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Left or right: Politics not at play in decline of newspapers

I found puzzling — troubling even — reaction to a Post-Gazette story, posted on its Facebook page, that Trib Total Media, publisher of the Tribune-Review… 654 more words

"Life Itself" - A New Direction for the Blog

Steve James’s documentary about Roger Ebert, Life Itself (2014), stirred up some feelings in me. It played on memories and sharpened regrets. Sitting next to a young man who ordered a little bottle of Jack Daniels every time the drinks cart came by on a flight from Istanbul to New York, wrapped in the post-production letdown of  1,190 more words


Hold your online fire

It’s not fair, but I want to ask you not to respond to online catcalls in the heat of the moment.

I know. I know. People are awful. 295 more words


Your Daily Dose of Awesome, 9/4/15 edition

Fridays are inherently Awesome. Fridays before long weekends? Awesomer. Fridays before long weekends followed by a family vacation? Awesomest!

Your DDA Captain of Awesome will be taking most of or all of next week off from DDA-ing for a family trip, but fear not… I’ll be back! 680 more words


Being Way Out of Touch with the World

I was perusing a few Websites to see just what is going on in the world. Whew! I am really out of touch.

On a whim, on BBC, I typed “Denmark” and found 2-3 articles about Golfers, a small statue that had been stolen in Copenhagen and Denmark’s first astronaut heading for the ISS with LEGO in his pocket! 515 more words


Choosing Me

My favorite class at university is French. My professor is one of my favorite people in the world, and I love to practice la plus belle langue de le monde. 577 more words


When that Marketing Word 'Viral' Becomes a Virus...

 I’m a big fan of the Irish Times and a daily reader. But today I have to question their article regarding why this image was not on their front page. 591 more words