This advertisement for the Netflix original show House of Cards appeared on my screen, and I just couldn’t resist.
Hunt or be hunted? In what kind of stupid world are those the only choices? Simple qualities are boring.
I choose the alternative, take a nap. My dreams will be much more interesting than [...]
Most nations are happy to put the face of a national leader or an iconic animal on their currency. Not New Zealand.
The Kiwis have chosen to place the image of a cybernetic monstrosity that seeks to kill all humanity on their money. They have minted an official Dalek commemorative coin, including, as you [...]
I have never understood why so many academic books have abstract, irrelevant pieces of artwork on their covers, when it would not be difficult to add a photograph or sketch related to the topic of the book.
This book, for example – The Cultures Of Work Organizations, by Harrison Truce and Janice Beyer – [...]
One of the most memorable things for me about the story Howard’s End (other than the visual of walking through the night to arrive in a field of wildflowers at dawn) is the vivid portrayal of a worker’s professional downfall. The character leaves one job because of bad advice from a One Percenter, and then [...]
It’s time for a simple personality test: What Do You Do With Boys?
- Read boys bedtime stories? – Make them a nice warm breakfast? – Provide them with quality education by giving adequate funding to public schools? – Set up the Xbox and play video games with them? – Tell them that [...]
The idea of Senator Bernie Sanders running for President is appealing in itself, but the Sanders for President 2016 watch just got a little more interesting.
This coming Sunday, Senator Sanders is hosting a free showing of Inequality for All, a progressive economic documentary by former Secretary of Labor, and former presidential candidate, Robert Reich. [...]
It was so cold this morning that my thumb froze, instantly stuck onto the plastic handle of my snow shovel. I know, I should have worn gloves.
How cold is it where you are?
Every day, huge numbers people fly in and out of LaGuardia airport on corporate business, working to keep the flow of money to the financial titans of Wall Street running smoothly. The people who work to keep LaGuardia running smoothly, however, don’t see much money flowing their way. They’re not even making enough money to [...]