No Turning Back

I have spent years with one philosophy – cable TV is not the devil. Some people I knew would brag about how few channels they had, and I would point out all that they had missed. I defended cable prices by saying that we got value for what we paid. But over the past couple […]

Bragging About Nothing

I have to admit, I used to do this. I still might do it on occasion, but I try to avoid this particular annoyance as much as possible these days. Partially because I realize it doesn’t matter, but mostly because I have realized how stupid it sounds. People have to stop bragging about not doing […]

How I Pulled One Over on Lands End

Well, not really, but I made out nicely. Some of the details will be scarce since it involves Christmas gifts for my wife, but the gist will be clear. I went online the other day to order some things my wife had expressed an interest in. After I added them to the shopping cart, I […]

Ain’t She Tweet

Will Leitch, normally known for his snarkiness at the great sports blog Deadspin, has a great article about Twitter at New York Magazine, where he serves as a contributing editor. The piece really comes to no conclusions, but features some interesting observations about the site. I have had a Twitter account for a few months […]