While each of the afore-mentioned series is really good, Foyle’s War brings something tangibly better to this genre. The period in which the series is set brings a unique set of circumstances in which to explore human nature in the worst of times. The end of the series, which is post WWII, explores the circumstances of the […]
I’ve recently been really getting into Spotify. They have an expansive and diverse music library that I find organized in a way that is easy to explore in understandable ways. I’ve especially enjoyed their Coffee Table Jazz playlist, as well as others.
I initially setup my Facebook account with a ton of information about me: where I went to school, was born, have lived, blah, blah, blah. I also created accounts on other social network services, providing them with a lot of personal information as well.
These are some initial thoughts after an encounter with Banksy, whose work I find provokes my thinking on several different levels. In my opinion, if there is any truly great sin widely practiced in our world today, it’s the failure to think, for deep thinking almost always enjoins action. Banksy takes this on with verve.
Obviously this didn’t come from grandma’s house. The Gramophone came from Restoration Hardware a couple of weeks ago and acoustically amplifies the music from the handheld device you place in the slit. It actually works amazingly well. The sound travels into the hollow bottom and then out the metal horn shape. It gains a slightly vintage sound. I love it!
I think Ruth Bader Ginsburg is one of America‘s great national treasures. I’ve blogged about my admiration of her before. Even into her 80’s, she’s an amazing voice for justice on the Supreme Court of the United States—a quick-witted, liberal voice of sanity in a bleak world of conservative darkness and repression. I think she’s awesome!
I’m not sure if one wishes others a “happy” Halloween—maybe a horrifying one is more apropos? At any rate, these images have come through my RSS aggregator over the past week. They are truely frightening; so, I thought I would share. I’m just sweet that way.
We all consume. We simple must in order to survive. But we can have a better quality of life when we mindfully consume. I believe that we can have less when we choose to have better, and that in so doing, we actually have more of what matters most in the end.
I think everyone in symphony hall literally stopped breathing as this performance came to an end. Denève held the hall in complete silence for at least a minute as the last sound faded from this earth. I was slane.
We now collect so many photos and so much video with our smartphones, yet we don’t have the time to create interesting content with that media. This app is designed to address that issue. So, in a matter of minutes, here is what it did from media I shot yesterday.