Monthly Archives: March 2013
I recently had a chance to view the first ad in the new ad campaign for Captain Morgan’s Rum, “A Pirate’s Life for Me!”. The production values and sheer effort (there were over 450 extras involved and they built a replica of Captain Morgan’s ship, The Satisfaction) that went into making this 60 second ad […]
Dan Ariely provides an example of bank doing the right thing.
“… there is a concept in economics called The Paradox of Thrift. It’s the idea that when everyone in an economy saves money, all at the same time, it can actually result in a loss of savings. If no one’s spending, then no one’s earning either.” This was a real “ah ha!” moment for me […]
Two good observations from John Scalzi on responding to women. Whatever I already made this observation over at Twitter, but it’s worth repeating here, as it has relevance to several current events: If your response to a woman doing something you don’t like is to threaten her with rape and death, she’s not the problem. […]
Originally posted on bottledworder:
I have been wondering, like many a scattered soul on the blogosphere, about what it might mean to write aimlessly. By aimlessly I mean to write without a specific purpose such as to sell, to build a resume, to add to a larger work, or to vent. When I browse posts…
John Scalzi does a good job of summarizing what is wrong with the CCN report on the two Ohio teenage boys who raped a drunk and unconscious girl and then found themselves found guilty of the rape. Whatever Various news organizations, CNN and Fox most notably, have been catching all sorts of crap on my […]