Archive for May 2011

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan

Posted 24 May 2011 by
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So today is Bob Dylan’s 70′th birthday. I have a fairly lengthy history of love for Bob Dylan. I saw him in concert when I was about 16 and there is even some rumors of him being distantly related to me (hey, we’re both Jews). I had heard this song in passing many times over […]

The Real Rapture

Posted 20 May 2011 by
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Sorry, but I can’t help myself.

A wrap-up of a big news day

Posted 2 May 2011 by
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On big news days like today, I’m generally pretty glued to the interwebs (plus I had a day off). ┬áJust figured I’d share some links from the punditocracy on the day of Osama Bin Laden’s death. Glenn Greenwald’s take: we should not be cheering. Jeremy Scahill on JSOC: the Casey Rybacks who took down bin […]

Early thoughts on the death of Osama Bin Laden

Posted 2 May 2011 by
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For a little over an hour, I’ve been sitting here watching news and Twitter as the news has progressed from the ominous “Obama to make a statement at 10:30 on a Sunday” to MSNBC confirming that Osama Bin Laden is dead. As this news has settled in, I am left with heavy and conflicting emotions. […]