I have a radio in my bathroom. It's tuned to NPR, which I generally find informative and reasonably balanced. I listen to it while taking showers that I can best describe as environmentally unfriendly in their duration. You now know far more about me than you ever wanted to, but it’s important for context. Last … Continue reading Long Showers and Racist Rants
I haven’t explicitly made this pledge before, so let me make it now: When I report silly things in this space, I promise that they will only be things that I have actually observed. Sure, there will be lots of marginally informed opinion. I specialize in that. But I promise that when I say I … Continue reading Dumbing Down
Interesting story on the radio this morning - it seems that theft of car stereos, which was rampant in the 1980s and 1990s, pretty much doesn't happen anymore. Why? Because most cars now come with excellent built-in sound systems. These cars don't need an upgrade, and the stereos in them, if stolen, won't fit anywhere … Continue reading Vice Squad!