Journalist Wall Of Shame

Some of the reporting is awfully sensationalist and fear mongering, playing on people’s fears to get a quick, cheap story. There’s a good list of some of the worst examples on the Journalist Wall of Shame. Really quite shocking what’s being said,...

Ricky Gervais on religion

I’m not really a fan of Ricky Gervais’s comedy (must admit I’ve not paid much attention – it could be excellent) and whilst I am not sure I share his definite views I have to say I have a lot of sympathy with his approach in this Wall Street...

One final TSA thing

I’m going to shut up about the TSA thing now (although tomorrow might be interesting) but this (via Fake Steve Jobs) is sad: The awful thing is that the TSA guys want to do a good job, the traveling public want to be safe… and yet we’re here…...

Rotting your brain

Great post from Seth Godin on people’s deliberate choice to be uninformed. I am continuously amazed how much trash media people consume, yet hardly touch high-quality thoughtful stuff which more available than ever. Why is it that people will watch what we eat,...

Flashmob at LHR Terminal 5 Arrivals

I do like Flashmobs, although I have to admit if I had got caught up in this one I would have found it hard to get into the spirit of it… by the time I get out of customs I just want to go home! (not to mention that no one looks their best after a trans-Atlantic...