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Lautner's Texas Tornado

‘Fluffy cows:’ Internet meme gone horribly awry?

I have a confession to make: I used to own fluffy cows. W e l l … That’s not exactly true. They weren’t actually cows, that is. They were steers, as it turns out, and maybe once or twice there were heifers, but never actually a fluffy cow. Oh, and as it turns out, the […]

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Journalist at work

The rise of ‘knowledge’ and ‘solutions’ journalism

Earlier in the week I wrote about the importance of the Constitutionally-backed Freedom of the Press, and in so doing acknowledged that as a member of the so-called “trade media” (so called because our publication is targeted to a specific “trade,” industry or profession), I often have some sharp criticisms about my brethren in the […]

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Forgoing grad school – smart business?

Last month I generated some great discussion by posing the question “Is college worth it?” That conversation centered on the reality that for at least a generation Americans have largely accepted the wisdom that to become successful, a college degree is essential… and then the corollary that said wisdom may not be 100% valid today. […]

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President E. Gordon Gee

Leave Gordon Gee alone!

Okay, let me get this off my chest: I love Gordon Gee. I’m a fan, pure and simple. With that in mind, I am asking my brothers and sisters in the media for one simple thing, in the name of all that’s good and decent: LEAVE GORDON GEE ALONE. I’ve been connected in some way, […]

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American Idol judges 2013

Harry Connick Jr. and why American Idol has jumped the shark

If there’s one thing we’re guilty of in this household, it’s watching too much quasi-reality television. We’ve long since stopped watching CBS’ Survivor, which used to be one of my favorites, and I gave up on its live-in sibling Big Brother long ago. But, we’re still big fans of The Amazing Race, we’re still holding […]

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