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I may be on a sinking ship…

I may be on a sinking ship…

…but man, what a crew to go down with. Journalism is not doing well. Profits are down; newspapers everywhere are shutting down; and people are getting laid off left and right. As a result, veterans with years — sometimes decades — of experience are going for the same jobs as college grads just entering the […]

It’s official! Conan to leave NBC

From The TV Column from the Washington Post: Late-night talk show host Conan O’Brien and NBC have finally signed their deal for Conan to exit as host of “The Tonight Show,’ NBC confirmed today. “NBC and Conan O’Brien have reached a resolution of the issues surrounding O’Brien’s contract to host ‘The Tonight Show with Conan […]

Go go Team Coco!

Last week, NBC announced that it is considering moving “The Jay Leno Show” from prime time to late night. Jay would return to his old 11:35 p.m. time slot for half an hour and “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” would be at 12:05 a.m. After discovering Conan only a few years ago, I have to admit […]

Story of my life

I recently watched a movie about two con men brothers whose cons are planned out as stories drummed up by the elder Stephen. After some time, the younger Bloom more or less becomes burnt out and wants to go straight. In other words, he wants a life that is all his own and not something contrived from […]

Why going to the movies with friends is fun

Wynn: Ew! Does he eat that fly? Me: We’ll have to watch to find out.

Happiness vs. Survival

Where does the pursuit of happiness end and the pursuit to survive begin? Since leaving the Post Register and moving back to Seattle, a lot has been going on in my life, but at the same time, not much. I’ve been unemployed for two and a half months and home for about two. And while […]