Monthly Archives: April 2007

My favorite quote today

From Lily Allen, who I never heard of until 3 minutes ago: “I thought that being a popstar meant going out getting trashed with famous people and sleeping in all day,” the young singer jokes. “The fact that this is … Continue reading

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A business model for Twitter?

I’ve heard a fair share of second-guessing about how the police and the administration in Blacksburg handled yesterday’s terrible events, particularly how slow they were to notify the campus about what was going on. I don’t pretend to know whether … Continue reading

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The 60s comes to Provo

Surely this means the times they are a changin’. The invitation extended to Vice President Dick Cheney to be the commencement speaker at Brigham Young University has set off a rare, continuing protest at the Mormon university, one of the … Continue reading

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The intersection of religion and antisocial behavior

Interesting thought about religion from Jonah Goldberg, in which he writes candidly and dispassionately about his (relative lack of) faith. And then there are some of those discomfiting facts about human groups. Taking the population of these United States, for … Continue reading

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I’m batting .750 in old media

Over the last couple years I’ve written (I think) four letters to the editors of the Denver Post and Rocky Mountain News. Most recently I wrote one last week in response to this letter. Today they printed it. That makes … Continue reading

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