Fox’s Ailes Is Better at Chasing . . .

      Here’s a picture that won’t surprise you. By picture, I mean read the lawsuit. A sample: “I think you and I should have had a sexual relationship a long time ago and then you would have been good and better and I would have been good and better.” What I mean by “better” is more effective in hiring, targeting, harassing, and then firing … Continue reading Fox’s Ailes Is Better at Chasing . . .

Sweatin’ With the Angries (“conservative” pop & “stupid” liberal mom on “Morning Joe”)

  Every time I go to the gym,* I figure I’ll treat myself with some TV. I’m going to listen to TV news. Exciting. World-spanning. I can catch up** on my pop-culture deficit during my 20 minutes of exercise (which resembles PT more than exercise, but hey). And then I turn on the dreck. I start with Fox (why not?). Fox and Friends had on one … Continue reading Sweatin’ With the Angries (“conservative” pop & “stupid” liberal mom on “Morning Joe”)

My New Facebook Settings Decoupling Experiment-  — Can Online Capitalism be Reformed, Given My Preferences?

As a Monday-morning experiment, I clicked a lot of buttons that supposedly indicated my advertising preferences, so I got to edit “out” the most annoying aspects of global capitalism — tracking advertising. We will see what ads follow me, since my preferences are largely political non-profits and politics. So it’s not like I won’t be asked for anything. I figured it was worth experimenting with the newly … Continue reading My New Facebook Settings Decoupling Experiment-  — Can Online Capitalism be Reformed, Given My Preferences?

Trump, Less Tru More Rump

What happened to Larry? Lawrence Lessig, I mean? I guess he wasn’t “Trump” (as in “rump”) worthy. Just think about it. What did Trump do for us? A lot. It’s a lot more than having the perfect letters for Scrabble. Trump pushed enough bullies off the stage. Ring a bell? Sure it does. His “The Apprentice” was the only “reality” show I ever turned on … Continue reading Trump, Less Tru More Rump