ICYMI: Allstate's Mayhem is a slam dunk in March...
Ask and ye shall receive. Although I know you all have already seen it on YouTube, I’m adding the Mayhem “Slam Dunk” and “Cleaning Lady” spots. But this is the last Mayhem post. I swear. Again. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aioDLqziRg&w=595&h… View Post
No, he is NOT Pope Francis I
When you speed to market, you often trip and fall. March 13 marked another day when the media would report, report, report something that was wrong, wrong, wrong. For those of you stuck in a cave for the past 12 hours, Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergogliowa… View Post
FRONTLINE clip: 'Raising Adam Lanza' →
First in a two-part series that teams PBS’ Frontline and the Hartford Courant, “Raising Adam Lanza” looks at the lives of the deeply troubled boy and his first victim, mother Nancy Lanza. Airs Tuesday, Feb. 19. Check local listings.
Today's must read: Raising Adam Lanza →
The Hartford, Conn., Courant teams up with Frontline for a two-part series that examines life of the 27th victim of the Sandy Hook massacre, Nancy Lanza. In an effort to answer the haunting, goddamnable question of “Why?”, reporters interviewed family, friends and teachers who knew the Lanzas, and although the answers are elusive, the report provides us with a more detailed picture of...
Look, Ma! Do-it-yourself MacBook Pro repair
NPR Fresh Air: Geoff Nunberg on his Word of the... →
nprfreshair: Geoff Nunberg on his Word of the Year, “Big Data”: But Big Data is no more exact a notion than Big Hair. Nothing magic happens when you get to the 18th or 19th zero. After all, digital data has been accumulating for decades in quantities that always seemed unimaginably vast at the time,…
Just in time for Christmas: Blonde Jesus -- for...
News roundup: On silence, message and strategy
As the National Rifle Association remains conspicuous in absence following the Sandy Hook shootings, more media are dissecting the pro-gun-rights groups strategy of silence as calls for more gun regulations mount. USA TODAY’s Chuck Raasch and Kevin… View Post shared via WordPress.com
Shut up and grieve
On media and message in the Newtown tragedy: Shut up and grieve #amwriting The news was mind-numbingly horrifying. At least 27 dead at an elementary school. Or maybe it was 26. No, some networks were reporting 28. At least 18 children dead. No, it’s 20. At least 20 children dead. The shooter has been identified as –. No, the s… View Post shared via WordPress.com
A pause for prayer
Praying for the victims and their families in Connecticut. View Post shared via WordPress.com