Public Policy Analysis Podcast For anyone interested in deep discussion about the nuances of social and economic problems, Vox's The Weeds is the podcast for you. The hosts of this show truly get "into the weeds" and dissect the different facets of complex problems facing us in society. Hence the name. I can assure you that if you spend … Continue reading Public Policy Analysis Podcast

Star Wars Comes to Life

The collective excitement of this film spans the globe. Made even more so by the revelation that real physical movie sets have been built. The characters are physically real and not completely animated through CGI. The excitement of the actors during the interviews is obvious and I think that will bring the movie alive in a … Continue reading Star Wars Comes to Life

Why YouTube will be forced to change

This is an interesting trend and the first time I have seen a noticeable list of top YouTube channels migrate to a new platform revenue stream. Due to a complete lack of transparency, there has been a lot of frustration with YouTube regarding revenue potential. I think this is a good trend and it will … Continue reading Why YouTube will be forced to change

Which Movie Did Americans Support?

Both movies involve a sniper. Both movies are about protagonists championed by Americans. Coincidentally, one film was released during the week of the other film's protagonist's birthday. One protagonist worked tirelessly to promote the Civil Rights of oppressed and marginalized Americans through Peace. Never backing down in protecting the freedom and safety of those Americans and … Continue reading Which Movie Did Americans Support?

Crowd Funding the USS Enterprise

If you're going to get behind building a replica of an ark, then get behind the Canadian effort to build a life-size replica of the USS Starship Enterprise. This is of course from a country with a sizable, but waning, population of people who claim to be Jedi Knights. If you think this is just … Continue reading Crowd Funding the USS Enterprise

Like Coins in a Pocket

“Things break all the time. Glass and dishes and fingernails. Cars and contracts and potato chips. You can break a record, a horse, a dollar. You can break the ice. There are coffee breaks and lunch breaks and prison breaks. Day breaks, waves break, voices break. Chains can be broken. So can silence, and fever... … Continue reading Like Coins in a Pocket