Here we stand and we argue, what are we thinking...
I’ve become convinced that The New Yorker has the longest running joke in the history of publication with their umlauts on every doubled vowel in every word with double vowels because I know in my heart that they do not write stuff like “reënginering” or “coöperation” daily without snickering like preppy school kids who just dreamed up the prank of the century. They...
Have you heard the TAL episodes about health care?
If you haven’t, please do. Now. Here and here. — From London.
I love you, but you want me to get a PC!* →
Emily Yoffe counsels a couple whose PC-vs-Mac feud is driving them to the brink of divorce. Guess what they’re blaming it on: My husband can’t stand the Mac, and his only explanation is the image associated with Mac users. Whenever he sees me with my PowerBook, he thinks of the “Get a Mac” commercials. Do something, Mr. Hodgman. — From London. *Jerk.
Belief in Man-Made Climate Change Now Protected by... →
This is the ruling given by an English High Court judge after Tim Nicholson, “head of sustainability” at a property firm was endlessly mocked and bullied for insisting that climate change does exist. This puts him right up there with people who refuse to register same-sex civil partnerships based on the assumption that “God created Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve.” While...
Mad Men: Spoiler Alert.
Time reviews the season finale. Loved Trudy’s off-screen effort to save Pete from himself as he vents at Don and Roger: “Peter, may I speak to you for a moment?” YES. — From London.
Lo hecho está hecho, Shakira. Shakira is one of Colombia’s national heroes. Putting aside taste in music, there are a few things no one can deny: this is an intelligent, talented, hard-working woman with an unusual voice and an unequaled gift for dance in this world of pop. In this video, partly choreographed* by the Icelandic Modern Dance Company, Shakira and her partner Daniel Cloud do...