Category Archives: Personal Journal
I forget which of my friends posted this, and Facebook moved too fast for me to think about it and then find it again, but someone said this weekend that we need to stigmatize the glorification, or at least normalization, … Continue reading
a.k.a. Devil’s Hole, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. I visited here on my Thanksgiving weekend trip to Death Valley.
He had sisterly help with the celebration, especially the cupcake part.
William Gibson, known for having fictionally invented the Internet and a lot else that later came to pass, nailed Fox News in Idoru in 1995, one year before FN’s founding. The “audience”: Which is best visualized as a vicious, lazy, … Continue reading
8:10 a.m., barage of emails, text messages, and phone calls: Hello John M., This is an emergency message for The Claremont Colleges. There is an emergency situation that requires your immediate action to evacuate the campus. Immediately leave the campus … Continue reading
A screenwriter named Michael Chase Walker has been twittering, commenting, and, yesterday, letter-to-the-editoring, variations on this line: Artists must by definition redefine their own moral universe, and this can be a terrible, ugly and devastating process. But what they “pay … Continue reading
January 29, 2009 (click picture for video):