The fast-approaching death of newsprint

By Steve Eggleston The last 2 weeks have been momentous in the media world, as three major multimedia companies, including the nation's largest newspaper publishing group, announced they were spinning off their print operations, and a fourth completed its previously-announced spin-off of the second-largest newspaper publishing group: On July 30, Cincinnati-based E.W. Scripps announced that, … Continue reading The fast-approaching death of newsprint

John McCain Was Right

by baldilocks I always found the term "fear-monger" to be a tell about the person using it. A person who mongers is, using the traditional definition, a dealer or a trader who sells a finite set of commodities. The second connotation goes this way: [the promotion of] a specified activity, situation, or feeling, especially one … Continue reading John McCain Was Right

Can someone loan this guy Miracle on 34th Street?

Judge: Tommy, you know the difference between telling the truth and telling a lie, don't you? Thomas Mara Jr.: Gosh, everybody knows you shouldn't tell a lie, especially in court," Miracle on 34th Street 1947 Simple question if you had just filed a motion before a court would you want the judge to see you … Continue reading Can someone loan this guy Miracle on 34th Street?