Self-Image, Coffee is for Closers, An Economic Last Stand, Whiskey Lies, and Other Things

This entry is part 71 of 100 in the series Today's Tidbits

The big non-shock in the feed today is that every level of Comcast is all about sales. This hot on the heels of an 8+ minute recording of someone trying to cancel their cable service. All that sales, of course, came at the cost of actual customer service–something cable companies are notoriously bad at to […]

Bunches of Comic Con Things, Big Discussions on Israel and the Gaza Strip, Some Levity to Balance that Out, and Musing on the Culture of Fear

This entry is part 69 of 100 in the series Today's Tidbits

There are no shortage of fear-inducing, attention-grabbing headlines out there. Most of them turn out to be utter hype, but you don’t discover that until after you’ve clicked through. And if you don’t click through, well, the damage to your peace of mind is already done. For a long time now I’ve been interested in […]