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Duke, Part 1

Duke, Part 1

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.” – Milan Kundera The first dog I ever got as an adult was a Rottweiler.  Continue reading Duke, Part 1

1600 Penn

1600 Penn

Quality is not an act, it is a habit. –  Aristotle If quality is a habit, “1600 Penn” shows us that NBC seems to have considered quality a bad habit. The stinking pile of dung that was tossed onto the masses last week with “1600 Penn” proves NBC has either renounced quality entirely or is Continue reading 1600 Penn

Jakarta is Coming

Jakarta is Coming

“So, if consumers are like roaches, then marketers must forever be dreaming up new concoctions for industrial-strength Raid.” Naomi Klein BRIEF HISTORY You may be asking what does “Jakarta is Coming” mean. Well, here is the Coors Lite history. Prior to the the military coup in Chile in the early 1970’s, this phrase started being Continue reading Jakarta is Coming

The Revolution

The Revolution

“The Revolution introduced me to art, and in turn, art introduced me to the Revolution!” -Albert Einstein I subscribe to Seth Godin’s blog and periodically receive some really interesting quotes about art, about commerce, about being an individual. Wanted to pass some along: When John Coltrane plays the melody early in the track Harmonique, you Continue reading The Revolution

What happens?

What happens?

So, we re-elected President Obama, and by we, I mean the voters. Prior to the election, I was thinking how disappointed I would be if Romney would have won. And got to thinking about actually leaving the country should he have won. Which is a typical liberal response. Ireland and Canada were the two front Continue reading What happens?

Rock & Roll

Rock & Roll

“So get off your ass and come down here ‘Cause rock ‘n’ roll ain’t no riddle man To me it makes good, good sense” AC/DC Rock & Roll Ain’t Noise Pollution Long is the argument about whether or not rock and roll is dead. Personally, I find it is in the ICU and while not Continue reading Rock & Roll

Is it Real? Is it true? Is it honest?

Is it Real? Is it true? Is it honest?

This picture above was taken by photojournalist Kevin Carter in 1993. Pretty tragic implication, right? It was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Photography in 1994. Is it real? Yea. That is most certainly a vulture following a starving child. Is it true? Can there be any doubt? Is it honest? You decide. So I just Continue reading Is it Real? Is it true? Is it honest?