Reading List: Monocle Magazine

  Paying Attention: Tyler Brûlé  is one of the best minds in publishing, which is an inherently interesting industry that needs all the fresh minds it can gather in these days of digital downloads and low reading comprehension aspirations. Brûlé’s work first came to notice with the rather spectacular big-format  glossy Wallpaper, which debuted in  1996 .While he […]

Jon Stewart On CNN's FLT 370 Coverage

Paying Attention:  It’s no secret that on this site, we have a viewpoint on what’s going on with TV news–especially CNN–regarding the Malaysia Airlines Flt. 370 disaster/catastrophe/mystery. We covered that particular topic just about 10 days ago, in the post “The Good News About Bad News”.   Now, the big hitters have jumped in, including […]

Jon Stewart On CNN’s FLT 370 Coverage

Paying Attention:  It’s no secret that on this site, we have a viewpoint on what’s going on with TV news–especially CNN–regarding the Malaysia Airlines Flt. 370 disaster/catastrophe/mystery. We covered that particular topic just about 10 days ago, in the post “The Good News About Bad News”.   Now, the big hitters have jumped in, including […]

Malaysia Airlines Flt. 370: ClickPak 24 March

Press Clippings: The information landscape on Flt. 370 is changing by the hour, as satellite analysis determines the plane went down in the Southern Indian Ocean with the conclusion that no one survived the crash. Here’s a good source list for deep background today, 24 March 2014.  Flt. 370 Ended in Southern Indian Ocean  (Source: […]

Christopher Walken: Dance Class

Paying Attention:  Making the viral rounds this week is this dance compilation of the one and only Christopher Walken busting a whole bunch of moves from a whole bunch of movies. The video was compiled and edited by Huffington Post Video Editor Ben Craw, who has a career in editing waiting for him should he […]

Malaysia Airlines Flt. 370: ClickPak 20 March

Press Clippings: The hunt for Flt 370 is now the longest search ever for a missing jetliner. Here’s a ClikPak of articles and comments from a variety of sources. Four Not-So-Crazy Theories about Flight 370.  (Source: Gawker) Australia May Have Found Flt. 370 Debris  (Source: Bloomberg)  How A Plane Gets Stress Tested   (Source: BBC) How Planes […]

Marvin Gaye: What's Going on

The Hunt For New Music: New music is where you find it. Sometimes it’s a new version of something you’ve heard and loved from the past. Sometimes it’s totally new– out of your current listening universe (like Bachata, which we’ll get to later ). It’s the background song you can’t get out of your mind […]

Marvin Gaye: What’s Going on

The Hunt For New Music: New music is where you find it. Sometimes it’s a new version of something you’ve heard and loved from the past. Sometimes it’s totally new– out of your current listening universe (like Bachata, which we’ll get to later ). It’s the background song you can’t get out of your mind […]

Malaysia Airlines Flt 370: Coverage ClickPak

Press Clippings: Information from various sources today, 17 March, 2014,  on the year’s biggest mystery. Someone Took The Malaysia Airplane:  (Source: Bloomberg) Malaysia Backtracks On When Airliner Communications Went Down  (Source: New York Times) MIT Professor John Hansman discusses Flt 370  (Source: Bloomberg) Did Terrorists Take Over Flt 370 (Source: CNN) The Lost Final Hours of Flt. […]