Tuesday, May 27, 2008

IHT and Editing

In what is by far one of the most egregious errors I've run across in professional journalism, the International Herald Tribune today couldn't keep Iran and Iraq straight in their headline to this article. Just in case they fix this before you see it, at the time of this post, the headline of the article reads, "Harsh report on Iraqi nuclear program raises alarm."



Saturday, May 24, 2008

If you can't beat them, join them ...

So a few years ago, these art-inclined folks were up in arms about the redevelopment of downtown Providence, RI, in the form of a behemoth mall. They watched the mall go up. Then, they had an idea. They moved in! And stayed for four years!

Saturday, May 17, 2008

VEEP--I'll make the call.

Four years ago when Obama addressed the Democratic Convention, I declared aloud "That man will be our next president!" Well, now I'm prepared to make a prediction for VP, for anyone who cares. He has extensive military experience, will help with those pesky toothless Appalachian voters (hey, I'm allowed to be elitist!) and he is the epitome of centrism and bipartisanship. And on all the key issues he seems to be in synch with Obama. Stay tuned, kids!

An interview on NPR.

A summary of his positions.

Sunday, May 4, 2008

Cool. Not Cool.

Let's play cool, not cool. I'll go first.


Not cool.