May 6, 2012
via Time Picture an ambitious, yet conflicted Columbia graduate. At twenty-two, the clarity and rigor of campus life has faded, and in its place, a cruel dispersion of meaning that is--adult...
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May 5, 2012
Three different people recommended this meme to me in a span of a week. Does it say something about me? About them? About us? Does the spread of memes or popular Internet content matter?...
May 2, 2012
Revenge of the Electric Car is a documentary about the resurgence of the electric vehicle in the world marketplace.  It is the sequel to Who Killed the Electric Car?, which documented the...
Apr 25, 2012
New book reviewed on NPR - Fresh AirDrift: The Unmooring Of American Military Powerby Rachel MaddowIn her new book, Drift: the Unmooring of American Military Power,  Rachel Maddow,  ...
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake
Apr 25, 2012
New book reviewed on NPR - Fresh AirLots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna QuindlenAnna Quindlen is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer whose new memoir, Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake, explores her...
Apr 24, 2012
Think Like a Man took over the #1 box office spot this weekend, stopping the Hunger Games four-week streak.  I saw it this weekend and was very impressed.  If you like romantic comedies...
Apr 24, 2012
On May 27, 1937, after four years of construction, the completion of the Golden  Gate Bridge was celebrated.  200,000 people walked or roller-skated across the span linking San Francisco...
Apr 16, 2012
via Telegraph Urban Dictionary defines fangirling as:Pronunciation: /FAN'gərl'ing/v. the reaction a fangirl has to any mention or sighting of the object of her "affection."...
Apr 12, 2012
 If you love historical fiction, as I do, you are always looking for reading recommendations.  Booklist magazine, a publication of the American Library Association, has published its...
Apr 6, 2012
 At last, it’s time for baseball again.  The  six month wait is over and we start fresh with a whole new season before us.  It could happen again, Giants fans! As a...