The Sweatpants Conspiracy

(I don’t believe I’m blogging about sweatpants. Sweatpants? Yes. Sweatpants.) I’ve been working out pretty regularly this year in the gym that I put together out in our garage. Since the temps are cooling off now, I’m working out in long-sleeved shirts and sweatpants, not the usual shorts and t-shirt combo. That, plus the fact […]

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I’m nervous for a band…

In a few hours, Gang of Youths is gonna take the stage at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix as the opening act for Foo Fighters. It’s the first of seven shows they’re opening for the Foos. Each night, they’ll be playing in big arenas — 17,500 to 20,000 capacity. The buildings won’t be full […]

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Social media still isn’t a good idea…

This is just a quick follow-up to my post from 10 days ago about frustration with what social media is doing to me, and to many of the people I follow. TIME magazine just had a good article touching on many similar points that I was trying to make. In his work, Van Bavel has […]

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Online journalism: still getting sources wrong in 2018

A radio station tweeted tonight about a story discussing how young kids are avoiding Apple’s “Screen Time” restrictions and spending more time on iPhones/iPads than their parents want them to. I clicked the link in the tweet. It took me to the radio station’s website where I read the article. At the end of the […]

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Social Media isn’t a good idea anymore

Social media sounds like a good idea, doesn’t it? You can chat with friends more easily than ever, get updates from family members, share baby and cat photos or root together for your favorite teams. Mark Zuckerberg has talked for years about “connecting the world” and “bringing the world closer together”, and it all sounds […]

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