Month: May 28, 2008

May 28,2008

Double-Dipping

One of the more deplorable practices of the motion picture industry is that of “double-dipping” on DVDs–in other words, releasing a regular edition DVD and following it up three months...

May 28,2008

More on this, please

I’d really be interested in reading about this in long-form, preferably from a mainstream journalistic outlet and not from a website I’ve never read before (no offense intended, Strategy Page,...

May 28,2008

Post-Bush Dementia

My main worry about the Bush years is not that the President created problems so terrible that no one can undo them. My main worry is that the President has...

May 28,2008

Is Web 2.0 Breeding Blond Beasts of Prey?

Put together the latest round of knit-browed studies of Web 2.0’s psychological consequences, and that’s what you’ve got. We now know, for starters, that “Web users are getting more ruthless...

May 28,2008

When School Works

Cynthia Muñoz has the kind of family story that inner-city Chicago educators grow weary of hearing. Her grandmother immigrated, illegally, from Mexico, and raised nine children in the city. Her mother...

May 27,2008

Money or Nothing, Chicks Still Free

Like Alan, Sonny airs a complaint: journalism has always been little more than a delivery method for advertising. But it’s still unclear just how to deliver those advertisements to the...