You can find me on Google.
I got more hits than expected with my truly sensational take on Lost (see previous post). That got me wondering…what does it take to be popular on the web? Google’s answers for May 25, 2010; my commentary: Ann Curry (Clearly, can’t use google herself) Walter E. Williams (Every few months he seems to get a few minutes of fame for having an opinion.) Emily Dickinson (I...
Foursquare - A Month in Review
When I started using foursquare one month ago, I was curious, cynical, and feeling left out of a new cool thing. Here’s what happened: I’ve used it every day. I check in when I’m at 1) a place I enjoy, 2) a place where I’ve purchased a food or drink item, 3) a place where lots of other people typically check in, and 4) work. I do not check in at Duane Reade, clothing stores, public transit,...
LOST - the games perspective
I’m a nerd when it comes to boardgames. I co-taught a class about sociology through the lens of board games (check out a sub-par editorial I wrote about the class experience and teaching if you’re interested), I regularly check out boargamegeek.com, I devote whole days to getting together with friends and playing games, and of course, from the moment in the first episode that Locke...
Baba Vanga →
I totally believe in crazy mystics because why not. This one apparently predicted Chernoblyl, talked to dead people, and got away with being mean to people who her inner eye saw to be sinful. I like the woman. Too bad she’s dead.
@JetBlue made me think I was brilliant
for about 5 seconds anyway. Yesterday, JetBlue tweeted “What would you say to JetBlue leaders if you had 140 characters? Twitter is now up on the big screen at our spring leadership summit #jblc10” In a moment of brilliance, I decided that this was my big break. I replied “@JetBlue hire me to build philanthropy into your brand.“ BRILLIANT. right? I have this...
Scrabble help in songs →
Passed on by a friend who knows I love scrabble but would roll my eyes at a list of these songs. Awesome. I’ll add g-l-a-m-o-r-o-u-s. Word score: 12.