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Category: Culture

  • Internet Shopping: Etsy.com Continues to Flourish

    On the heels of a recent report that Etsy, the ecommerce site known for “arts & crafts” is set to do $50,000,000 in revenues this year from a base of 7 million customers and over $400 million in transactions, I felt it would be good to write about it. I’ve heard about Etsy for years, […]

  • Ebert, Dawkins, Maher, & Hitchens’ Neo-Determinism

    Determinism, the idea that everything can be explained, has a “reason”,  died in 1906, the “Miracle” Year when Einstein came up with Special Relativity. Turned out Light didn’t care what the Victorians thought and didn’t obey “reason.” By 1925, with the Quantum Theory, whatever vestige of this mechanized view of the World was laid to […]

  • Review: “Management” with Jennifer Anniston and Steve Zahn

    Here’s the short review: Its a really good movie. It’s worth it, and you’ll enjoy it. Grade: A- The off beat nature of the first 15 minutes will throw you. It threw me, and I stopped watching it on night one. It felt like it was going to devolve into something uncomfortable. But it didn’t. […]

  • The Secret of Songwriting and Art in General

    If you’re looking for a how-to article, you’ll be disappointed. No, I don’t have a 10 point list, a “paint by numbers” step by step process to writing a hit song. Since Christmas, a lot of song ideas have been coming to my head very spontaneously. OK, I’ll take back that first sentence with one […]

  • The Best Wine to Have with Turkey

    “This would be an outstanding Turkey wine” – John C. Dvorak Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2009, according to John Dvorak, a noted wine expert. He also notes that 2009 is known to be the best year for Beaujolais since the 1940’s. So, if you are considering a wine for Thanksgiving, you might check it out. The snippet of […]

  • Lose Weight By Eating What You Love

    a guest post by Debbie Brodsky. Write Debbie! [email protected] Start by picking the size you want to be – who says you have to be a size 0 or even 2 or a 4. What is wrong with size 6 or 8 for women? Keep in mind that you will not be dieting! There are […]