Elisabeth Sladen, “Sarah Jane Smith”, Rest In Peace

Elisabeth Sladen, the actress who was Sarah Jane Smith on “Doctor Who” and the spin off children’s show, “The Sarah Jane Adventures”, passed away on Wednesday the 20th, at 63 from cancer. I could probably write quite a bit about the effect that Doctor Who had on me as a kid, on late night public […]

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There can never be enough journalists like Bill Moyers

Recently my friend and coworker Arpit Mathur passed along a critique of journalism’s sorry state using the leaked iPhone story as evidence. The sad thing is that we might be amidst some kind of golden age for journalism and are largely unawares. For evidence, visit sites and services like ProPublica, NPR.org, McClatchyDC, THe Center for […]

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Was the call to Conan’s defense against Leno a Gen-X and Gen-Y cry against Baby Boomer entrenchment?

When you get older, these kinds of reflections start to seem all the more uncomfortable don’t they? That makes them all the better to consider and think about. reddit.com: “It just hit me: Leno vs. Conan perfectly embodies the struggle in America between the greedy, selfish Baby Boomers who refuse to go away, and its […]

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Worth repeating: Conan O’Brien’s goodbye message

All I ask is one thing. And this is… I’m asking this in particular of young people that watch. Please do not be cynical. I hate cynicism. For the record its my least favorite quality. It doesn’t lead anywhere. Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you […]

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