Archive for April, 2007

Activism, for real

Wednesday, April 11th, 2007

I caught part of Bill Bradley’s interview on Forum today, and I was intrigued. He was talking about his new book (and new project) The New American Story, and I have to say, he successfully overcame my skepticism. I haven’t been so inspired by politics or really even by thinking about the future of the […]

Activism Lite update

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

No word yet on HIMYM, but I can tell you that both McDonald’s and Coke have written me back about my quest to get Coke Zero on soda fountains everywhere. McDonald’s said that they had forwarded my comments to Menu Management, which was sort of a template answer but at least sounds like it’s going […]

Where does Hobbes fit into all of this?

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

I’m making a prediction for Lost: the leader of the Others will be named Hobbes. It only makes sense. After all, we’ve seen Locke, Hume, Rousseau, Burke. I was thinking during last night’s episode that it’s surprising that we haven’t seen a Hobbes yet, especially given that Leviathan is all about community and social structure. […]