Monthly Archives: June 2013

Advertising With Purpose

At first glance everything about bus bench advertising seems wonderful. The advertiser gets their message out there, the bus passenger gets a place to sit, and the advertising can be incredibly local. Sometimes I am one of those bus passengers. … Continue reading

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Title Mining

The album Night Visions by the new band Imagine Dragons has a number of good songs on it. Indeed, one of my minor complaints about it was that the title Radioactive and On Top of the World aren’t very original. … Continue reading

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Torso Sized Punching Bag

While waiting for the bus this morning, I could see into the park and saw a young man beating the stuffing out of a torso sized punching bag. He was using both punches and kicks but that wasn’t what impressed … Continue reading

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Religiosity and Flags

Let’s preface everything by saying that religious symbols make poor symbols for a country. Even in the most devout religious areas, I doubt that adherence to a particular religion exceeds 90 % of the adult populace. Certain areas claimed and … Continue reading

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Real Vampires Have Unkempt Hair

It’s almost taken for granted that vampires cast no reflection. Then why is it that they are represented as tidy, good looking characters in movies and books? Real vampires would have unkempt hair. Not tousled in a cute way like … Continue reading

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Legalization

The legalization of marijuana seemed to pick up some steam last year as Washington state and Colorado both voted to legalize the substance. But there are federal laws which seem to trump those votes. So now the legalization of marijuana … Continue reading

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