Category Archives: Culture

I’m glad to see this getting attention

Having grown up in the shadow of the boomers, I benefited in many ways from the social changes they forged. I got to take shop in high school, for instance. Mmmmm, lathe shavings. But I have also always loved Men, … Continue reading

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New, improved fishwrap?

Jeff Jarvis posts a prescription for local news dailies. He suggests cutting out the following: Stock tables National business news Local business news Personal finance Critics TV Listings Movie Listings Entertainment listings Sports columnists National sports coverage Sports agate Comics … Continue reading

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All Internets is Local

The paradox of “globalization” is that although corporations are able to design commercial infrastructures that span geographical and cultural boundaries, as individuals people still tend to coalesce into, and self-identify as part of local or regional communities. So now we … Continue reading

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