Little known fact: I’m probably one of Joe Fellegy’s biggest fans.
Each month I go through old Messengers for our “Looking Back” feature, and right now I’m in 1992 — the height of Joe’s prominence as a Messenger columnist. Continue reading
The political spin is a quixotic effort to promote another commonly touted lie about the future: that the US is approaching a point of “energy independence.” You’ll know we got there when you have to walk to your new job weeding the potato fields.
via A Fog of Mendacity
I’ve always considered myself someone who is innately curious about the world. I can’t get enough new information about cultures, critters, plants, rocks, history, geography, psychology, religion, literature, art — You name it, I want to read a book about it. Continue reading
What a great lead:
“The misalignment of politics and reality threatens to scuttle both major parties, but it’s especially gratifying to see the Republicans sail off the edge of their own flat earth on the winds of religious idiocy.”
via The Choices We Make
We watched “The Way” last night. Written and directed by Emilio Estevez, starring his dad, Martin Sheen, as a guy who fulfills his son’s dream of walking the Camino de Santiago in Spain. I loved it, and it made me want to walk the trail. Continue reading
I’ve always hated awards shows and all they represent: the elevation of fame over talent, style over substance, youth over truth, and excess over excellence. Continue reading