Category Archives: Sociology
“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.
HEADLINE: “Jeff Sessions Puts Death Penalty In Play” . You can’t “put the death penalty in play”. It’s not a puck, dropped onto the table for morons to bat around in a life-and-death game of air-hockey. . You can stupidly forget that this isn’t a theocracy of morons, but a democracy in which the DP […]
How far does light travel in a year? (How far is a light year?) 10 trillion kilometers (6 trillion miles) hmmm
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’.
Two young women who lived in the same house and who both had an infant son came to Solomon for a judgment. One of the women claimed that the other, after accidentally smothering her own son while sleeping, had exchanged the two children to make it appear that the living child was hers. The other […]
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 […]
Viral Video of Young Mom Committing Unspeakable Crime: Leaving Baby in Car for 3 Minutes http://reason.com/blog/2016/09/07/viral-video-of-young-mom-committing-unsp