Category Archives: Business
“Gather Organize Assess Transcribe” Gather – notes, information, eyewitness accounts, photos, etc. Organize – by date, news, contrast, compare, persuade [if you’re an editor] Usually following the rule of threes. Assess – after laying out the basic items in groups – what is missing from the plot? are you plotting ‘away’ from what is known […]
I read somewhere that the “School Of Journalism” was replaced by this vague thing – Communications. I realized, after some time had passed, that they were no longer teaching “the Quest For Truth” or “Justice” or this idea that seemed ‘new’ to them called ethics. Ethics schmethics. Communications was partially due to one focus of […]
President Trump said he likely will support a congressional effort to end the federal ban on marijuana, a major step that would reshape the pot industry and end the threat of a Justice Department crackdown. Trump’s remarks put him sharply at odds with Atty. Gen. Jeff Sessions on the issue. The bill in question, pushed […]
Anthony Bourdain, the gifted chef, storyteller, drug-afficionado, and bipolar writer – who took TV viewers around the world to explore culture, cuisine and the human condition for two decades – has died by his own hand. He was 61.
There are no new stories, only new ways of telling the same stories. All human stories are about the same things: love, betrayal, greed, acceptance, etc. These are emotional touch-points that imbue story immortality. An ‘Epic’ story has this for multiple POV with an over-arching ‘Grande Plot’.
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City of Dallas and DFW Airport Permit Process Beginning May 1, 2015, the City of Dallas requires all Uber and Lyft rideshare drivers to have (2) two permits, a driver permit and vehicle permit. One for the driver and one for each car used for rideshare. Also, if you intend to pickup at DFW Airport, […]
Reasons why I don’t try to run my own business (apart from the bipolar messing it all up): Yep – I’m too racist to hire an ebonix speaker – speak English or fuck off. Same idea for specific college majors – I would not hire them: Women’s studies Secularism LGBT studies Black studies Hispanic studies […]
See that hell-hole? That’s what happens. Central planning dictates that everything be the cheapest possible. The cheapest way to house a growing populace: blocks of flats. What’s wrong with that? All a gang has to do I take over the elevators and voila! Everyone pays a toll to enter their own flat. I’m not wrong. […]
Socialism NEVER works. In practice, socialism didn’t work. It didn’t work in Russia, China, North Korea, etc etc etc. But socialism could never have worked because it is based on false premises about human psychology and society, and gross ignorance of human economy. Each of these nations has had to ‘break’ socialism to keep their […]