Daily Archives: May 2, 2011

Ding Dong Bin Laden’s Dead

But I’m with Paul Krugman on it: Good, and good riddance. But it’s hard to see how it changes anything important. One man’s death doesn’t cure a sick world or the post-Bush dictatorship United States, which is still pretty sick. … Continue reading

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Chrunalism: are you re-reading the news?

A handy dandy interface to let you know if you’re just reading repackaged and sometimes fake news: Chrunalism. This has been a Mayerson Service Announcement.

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Lara Logan is my hero

“In an interview with 60 Minutes’ Scott Pelley, CBS reporter Lara Logan recounted the day she was sexually assaulted by a mob of 200 to 300 men while covering the protests in Egypt.” In aftermath of Lara Logan’s attack, CPJ … Continue reading

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Yet another list of books

“The 75 Books Every Man Should Read An unranked, incomplete, utterly biased list of the greatest works of literature ever published. How many have you read?” Well, I’ve read a few:

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Fresh From Twitter today

Electricland shelf-life: For a limited time, Electricland will be available at a Pittsburgh area bookstore. Flee… http://bit.ly/jHQYxv

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