Daily Archives: August 17, 2006

Poverty? Cool!


I really like the ONE campaign because I think it’s doing something other development efforts have failed to do – harness celebrity power and “coolness” into the mix which encourages those who otherwise do not think about these issues to … Continue reading

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Kids, cars, costs, and risks


Time to buy a car that’ll be used by my son, a new driver. Here we have the intriguing but rarely discussed intersection of safety, cost, and coolness factors. As for most parents, the safety of my kids is my … Continue reading

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Outland * * *


What a great old Sci Fi movie. I miss the bleak sci fi noir thriller films like this of the 70 and 80s. Sean Connery and Peter Boyle are great as the law vs the greedy corporate manager on a … Continue reading

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