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And While I’m Recommending Things…

There’s a thought-provoking series of quotes from Coco Chanel over at Virginia Postrel’s Deep Glamour. Scroll down to find links to a series of excerpts from Karen Karbo’s recent biography of Coco. There’s a lot to admire about such a … Continue reading

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Twitter and Activity Glamour

I enjoy Virginia Postrel’s Deep Glamour website, and so I’ve been thinking about glamour with a bit more seriousness than I usually do. I tend to think of fashion as it pertains to intellectual, scientific, or academic pursuits, rather than … Continue reading

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Buzz Aldrin Hearts Supertramp

I follow Buzz Aldrin on Twitter. For those who don’t, here are his last three tweets: 39 yrs ago our Pres was a dreamer who sent us to the moon. I hope our new Pres will be the dreamer to … Continue reading

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Ping and Twitter stuff

Here is a nearly live feed of images being sent on Twitter. William Gibson called it completely awesome and totally boring. Or vice versa. I agree. Piecewise NSFW. And here is a globe showing tweets as they come in – … Continue reading

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Thinking as one Writes: Concise Version

I read Harold Bloom’s Shakespeare: The Invention of the Human shortly after it came out. One of the things that I liked was Bloom’s observation that several of Uncle Will’s characters worked out their thinking as they spoke. Hamlet is … Continue reading

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Our Special Friends

I was disappointed in how President Obama treated Gordon Brown when he visited. It seems like a pretty shabby way to treat any head of state – let alone our closest ally. Let’s hope our Smart Diplomacy gets Smarter.

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Start Trek TNG Tweets

So, for some perverse reason I’m adding the Twitter feeds of as many TNG actors as I can find. Brent Spiner, Marina Sirtis, Wil Wheaton, Levar Burton, Michael Dorn have feeds. No Patrick Stewart (not the real one), no Jonathan … Continue reading

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