September 17, 2007
Value of Ivy League degrees plummet

Idris Leppla is a student at Columbia University. Idris Leppla is a moron. Soon that pride turned to anger and fear: after my mom dropped him off at Annapolis, she came home with an acute sense of grief. The only thing she could talk about was how to get him out. In addition to missing […]

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September 17, 2007
Making money on the Web

Newspapers have been trying for the better part of a decade to figure out how to leverage their Web sites into money makers. When I say money makers, I mean with the typical print profit margins of 20 to 30 percent or better. The only newspaper that has been successful at this is the Wall […]

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September 17, 2007
RIP Robert Jordan

Author James Oliver Rigney, Jr., better known to fantasy readers as Robert Jordan, author of the Wheel of Time series died yesterday. I first started reading Jordan's books in 1990 when I was away at college. It wasn't uncommon for me to pick up a book to read if I wasn't taking some sort of […]

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September 17, 2007
Sally Field's political statement

Actress Sally Field won something for some show no one really watches at some awards show last night. Upon receiving her meaningless award, she had the following to say: "If the mothers ruled the world, there would be no g--damned wars in the first place," said Field, trying to recover her train of thought while […]

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