I don't know about you, but I find it trivializing when a two-minute report on Matt Lauer's unbelievable, gross, illegal, sociopathic behavior is then followed immediately by a "happy talk" weather report or a piece on a truck fire, as
DASM: Not All Rides Are the Same
I am not making this up. I arranged through the concierge of the W Times Square Hotel to have a car pick me up at Penn Station and take me on some errands and then to the hotel. The driver was
If I Only Had A Brain….
The New York Giants football team, in a horrible slump, has benched Eli Manning, the quarterback, who has previously won two Super Bowls. The Cleveland Browns, who are zero for the 21st Century, keep juggling their lineups and coaches. Does it
The Burden of History
There is some kind of ignorant movement out there to remove Gone With the Wind, book and movie, from circulation, because they portray racist attitudes of the past. Indeed they do, which is why they are valuable as both art and history.
Episode 21: Believing
"Wherein Alan discusses that we all believe in something, and we're not random biological mechanisms." Transcript: Welcome to The Uncomfortable Truth. My subject today is believing. Yes, believing. You know, the Greeks thought of gods as occupying the earth with mortals. It was almost a conversational quality, bar talk, some folks just discussing things. There was
Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 11/27/17
There have been several articles lately about homeless people who have helped a driver hurt in a car accident or returned money that they found to the rightful owner. In response, money has poured in to provide housing and food,
A few times a year I actually receive requests from people who have lost one of my books, or lost the links to programs they purchased long ago, or whose computers have crashed, asking me to replace the lost items.
RIO: Rhode Island Oddities
Rhode Island is more a state of mind than a state of the union. There are about 66 school districts in Rhode Island. There are about 74 in Florida. Rhode Island has about one million people, Florida has about 20 million