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Courting Controversy in comic form!

May 14, 2011

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Noise to Signal Cartoon Intrepid social media cartooniste extraordinaire Rob Cottingham (seriously, that toothpaste guy isn’t in it) attended the Courting Controversy: Dancing with the Devil panel at the Northern Voice blogging conference, and what you see above is the result. Pretty spiffy note-taking if you axe me. The panel was moderated by Rebecca Coleman […]

Win a Date with raincoaster (or give the tickets to your worst enemy, whatever works)

March 25, 2010

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I’m cross-posting this from raincoaster, because who’s to stop me, eh? But DO note, because you are intelligent and perceptive, that the jokes you enter to win have to be put in the comments on the post at raincoaster.com, not here. Because you couldn’t if you tried, unless you were Matt or some other WordPress […]

video meditation: handling suppression and judgement

August 27, 2007

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I like this series of videos; alas, their blog seems not to be updating much lately, in addition to being in a template too narrow to display YouTubes properly. As usual, I’ve put the video over the jump so it doesn’t slow the blog down for people on dialup. This is a good basic meditation, […]

how cheap is life?

August 10, 2007

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To murderer Geraldine Beasley of 2500 block of Victory Parkway, even the phantom of an imaginary quarter she might give away was worth more to her than the life of 44 year old Donald Francis. He asked her for a quarter. She shot him dead. Donald Francis, who police believe was homeless, stood outside a […]

the frugal indulgent manifesto

July 22, 2007

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It’s easy enough to live it up, given infinite amounts of cash; there are even expensive consultants to ensure you have a good time. It’s much more challenging to get out and enjoy entertainment, nightlife, fine foods, and other indulgences when you’re acutely non-prosperous (“poor”). If these things are to your taste, you will have […]

five rules for intellectuals

July 11, 2007

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cross-posted from raincoaster Not that we pay any attention to rules in the first place, but we’ve got to start with some kind of thesis statement before we can argue about it, right? So here are five pieces of advice for intellectuals from steve fuller‘s book the intellectual, and yes, the lowercase is his, or […]

five great lessons

June 29, 2007

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Well, I’ve spent a good hour trying to find out who originally wrote these, and I’m drawing a blank. It appears that this article predates the World Wide Web as we know it, living a Voldemortian half-life in email forward limbo until the first personal web pages were born, whereupon it found its true medium. […]