Up Before Breakfast

Up Before Breakfast

In yet another manifestation of the universal truth that one man’s crisis is another man’s blessing, I humbly offer this: “McDonald’s all-day breakfast is causing a crisis in the fast-food world“. Crisis? Aside from the fact that Jack In...
Once and For All

Once and For All

A few years ago, I was boarding a flight from Hartford to Atlanta. The weather was cold. So, as soon as the announcement was made that, in the interest of preserving space in the overhead bins for luggage, no coats should be placed in them, most of the people on the...
Circling the Wagons

Circling the Wagons

The airing of the current television series, The People v. O.J. Simpson, brought back a mixed emotional torrent — ambivalence and disgust, anger and confusion, bitterness and disbelief, despair and hope. I was in a gym the afternoon the O.J. verdict was announced:...
What’s Not to Like?

What’s Not to Like?

That creaking sound you hear is Western Civilization, or at least the English-speaking parts of it, teetering on the edge of the abyss. That’s right. We’ve finally devolved to the point at which Inc., a Forbes publication, has to publish an article about a...
Jumping to Contusions

Jumping to Contusions

In the random reading that’s something of an avocation for me, I came across this: “Why The Shape Of A Company’s Logo Matters“. The article purported to present the results of some faux-scientific research conducted by several people, some of...