During election night in 2008, three students were hospitalized with alcohol poisoning after deciding to drink as long as a news correspondent was standing in the middle of a 3D rendering of statistical information.Read more "Two Dead, Wolf Blitzer to Blame"
Music for me, a man who would miss his cues on a slide whistle, is like watching a magician pull a rabbit out of a hat; I know there’s a trick and a way he does it, but damned if I’m not stupefied every time I see it done. But I’ve always wondered what it’s like on the other side of that coin. Does an artist, a master of the craft of music, still hold that infantile wonderment for the same trick, even though they have their own rabbit and hat?Read more "Music: Magic/Science"
The Warped Tour has taken a bit of venom from my biting editorializing, but I have to say that this year changed my views once again. If we think of punk as a way of life, doing business, then maybe the Warped Tour is still pretty badass…Read more "Warped Tour: “Punk Rock” or “Punk-life?”"
[EXCERPT] A look into the world if teachers were hired like professional athletes, through a draft system. Enjoy this Closed Captioning Draft Day transcript from PBS starring Jim Lehrer, Judy Woodruff, Mel Kiper, Jr., Neil deGrasse Tyson…and Elmo with an appearance by THE Randy Newman.Read more "First Round Educator Draft Day Coverage: The Lottery For The Future"