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  • Blogs

    June 10, 2013

    Why Do We Want to Eat Our Children?

    When constructing his successful satire, A Modest Proposal, Jonathan Swift assumed most people would find the idea of eating (Irish) babies offensive and disgusting. And, in 1729, he was right. I'm not so sure the same would be true today. Ever heard a parent cradle his or her chubby baby an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2012

    Google Combines Services and Privacy Documents

    ​Over the past month, I've gotten multiple notices from Google about an update to their privacy documentation and, apparently, it's caused quite a little furor. As usual with any large tech company that commands so much of our data, any change is viewed with skepticism. When Facebook has a pol ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2008

    Tom Petty Week, Part 5: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Cover "Blue Moon of Kentucky"

    Thought I'd flip the script a bit since today is, after all, Tom Petty Day. This is probably more a tribute to Elvis, who got Petty into rock and roll, than the song's author Bill Monroe, but it works fine either way. See you in the Woodlands! - Chris Gray Live at the second annual Bridge School b ... More >>

  • Film

    April 29, 2004

    Rock of Ages

    Mayor of the Sunset Strip presides over pop

  • News

    July 15, 1999