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Monthly Archives: November 2010
The Windsor Star’s Chris Vander Doelen is, to all appearances, highly intelligent and a very clear thinker and writer. He’s also a snotty, short-sighted idiot. Just read his two most recent columns: this one about Ontario’s energy future and this one … Continue reading
The scene: Another working day has ended. Motorist is on his way home, a bag of groceries in the seat beside him. A chilly rain falls; it gets dark early come November. On the radio, a newscaster is chattering with … Continue reading
Three posts in one night? I’m on a roll!
Okay, displaying my geekery here more than somewhat. For those who don’t know, the success of the Wii has both Sony and Microsoft working on their own solutions for non-traditional, motion-based video game controllers. The PlayStation Move is much more … Continue reading
Still reading feverishly about the ongoing financial crisis; next up is Matt Taibbi’s Griftopia: Bubble Machines, Vampire Squids, and the Long Con That Is Breaking America. Taibbi’s books and articles for Rolling Stone are in the grand muckraking tradition that … Continue reading