February 2010

Deforestation

28 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

It’s a mind-boggling number, but the World Resources Institute claims that 80% of the Earth’s natural forests have been destroyed. Almost three quarters of the plant and animal life on Earth is found in forests, some of which are ...

Idea Appropriation

27 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

One of the big problems I have with the Internet is that I read a huge volume of material every day, and along the way, I absorb all kinds of things. Then, later, I write, and those things I absorbed ooze out. Sometimes I’m aware of it and I ...

Wild Strawberries

26 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

I am sitting in a fir tree, eating wild strawberries. Wild strawberries, at least the kind found in Northern California, are a strangely unsatisfying fruit. I think it is perhaps the result of all of the metaphor and expectations which are built up ...

Lost: Lighthouse

24 February, 2010 // 2 Comments

Spoiler warning: This post contains a discussion of Lost season six, episode 108, “Lighthouse.” If you haven’t seen it yet and you do not like to be spoiled, move along! But I will blather for a moment about nonplotty things to ...

Are You Buying Yet?

23 February, 2010 // 0 Comments

Some interesting things are going on in the world of real estate. Given that interesting things in the world of real estate were directly responsible for many of the not-fun things happening in the economy right now, I think it’s worth paying ...

LGBQT Representation on Television: Mag

22 February, 2010 // 1 Comment

Mag is a character on Dollhouse whom I would have liked to get to know better. We only saw her in “Epitaph One” and “Epitaph Two” and it’s clear that there was not a lot of room for character development there, which is ...

The Dangerous Trap of Right Now

21 February, 2010 // 4 Comments

The Internet is, as we all know, an excellent medium for a lot of things. It’s certainly expanded my mind in ways I wouldn’t have anticipated, and I’ve created a lot of great relationships with people all over the world through the ...
1 2 3 4