Are You Walking Down the Street Naked?

This makes sense to me. “The moment that you feel that, just possibly, you’re walking down the street naked, exposing too much of your heart and your mind and what exists on the inside, showing too much of yourself. That’s the moment you may be starting to get it right.” – Neil Gaiman, graphic novelist

Failures of Kindness

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The inimitable George Saunders delivering words of wisdom and provocation at Syracuse’s 2013 commencement: “What I regret most in my life are failures of kindness. Those moments when another human being was there, in front of me, suffering, and I responded…sensibly.  Reservedly.  Mildly. Or, to look at it from the other end of the telescope:  Who, in your life, […]

Groupon Is Good For Something. Newspapers Actually.

I have never used a Groupon. And there are plenty of nightmarish stories about how they kill small businesses. No big news here folks — it’s going, going, gone. But not the model. It should actually be out there reviving newspapers. That’s kind of a non-sequitur. Let me explain: I was talking to my older friend who […]