Invective: 30 Rock vs. Fox

In popular and semi worthless news today, Alec Baldwin and Michelle Malkin (fox news correspondence and conservative blogger) engaged in a twitter feud regarding the controversial execution of Troy Davis in Georgia. I encourage reading the above link as well as Huffington Post’s coverage with a slight warning that the language contains four-letter words, racial epithets, and sexual slurs (Huffington Post refuses to post the worst on their page … Continue reading Invective: 30 Rock vs. Fox

Fragments on Heroism

Hopefully you’re somewhat like me in that you have heroes; figures that you look up to and occasionally reflect upon. As I ask the usual existential questions of, “why am I here?’ “What is my purpose?”  It is easy to desire a grand purpose similar to those I admire. I look at Bonhoeffer, King Jr., Wilberforce,  and think of how much they accomplished with the … Continue reading Fragments on Heroism

The Ultimate Cure for the Workplace Blues

I know you’ve seen it. There’s the guy who walks around with his head held high, enjoying almost every second at the office. When he has lunch with the boss, he acts as if he just received an award from the UN Security Council (not sure how good that would actually feel). You also notice that his trips to the water cooler are quite eventful. … Continue reading The Ultimate Cure for the Workplace Blues