10 Minutes of Ruminations

If one listens to the talking heads too long in the media one is bound to go crazy. Thank goodness for American media that they have simplified the debate into two camps. The one camp that really stands out is of course the conservative side. I think this is because they say the most outrageous things which makes the news, youtube etc. They do better at getting people fired up.

San Francisco City Life

I have recently become interested in reading about the ordinary (extraordinary) lives of expatriates through their blogs. Daily experiences, joys and frustrations of other major world cities are very fascinating to me which got me thinking. When I lived in Saigon and Tokyo I only blogged when some event left a deep impression be it cultural, political or just an event I had never experienced before

General Thoughts

Once again, long time no post. I’ve been extremely uninspired lately and feeling a bit disconnected. “Disconnected” seems like an ironic word to use since I’m now flooded with information on a daily basis through my PDA, Google Sidebar, news and magazines. Yet, for some reason I feel like this information really does not help…… Continue reading General Thoughts

A Parody of the Media

A Parody of the MediaEveryday, I check a variety of news sources on the net, TV and radio and have found similar patterns in all of them:HEADLINES!!1. CNNa.) Brittney Spears did something again!!! b.) Paris Hilton also did something!! c.) Why isn’t Nicole Richie doing anything? d.) Christine Amanpour is desperately looking for a war…… Continue reading A Parody of the Media