Attytood Archive: May, 2012

Weekend Kram session

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If you like to read good stories about sports in this town, you probably know all about Mark Kram Jr. of the Daily News. He is, without a... Read more

"Drone strikes are extremely unpopular in the countries where they're deployed"

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That's an actual sentence from a very good ProPublica explainer about drones. How weird. I'm sure it would be extremely popular if other... Read more

N.O. way out! A Big, Not Easy solution to a city's journalism crisis

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The other day I was bemoaning the journalism crisis (and yes, Sara Ganim, it is a crisis) in New Orleans, where a crime-and-corruption-ridden... Read more

"I can see Corbett's baloney from my house!"

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If Upper Darby's Tina Fey had come of age during the Tom Corbett era, there'd be no high school theater -- so I guess if she were lucky she... Read more

Proof of Obama "paling around" with '60s radicals

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Think about it for a minute. Bob Dylan writes a song in the '60s called "Subterranean Homesick Blues" that features the line, "You don't... Read more

If you're "probably up to no good," President Obama wants to kill you

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Since they chanted "Drill, baby, drill!" at the 2008 RNC, maybe they could chant "Kill, baby, kill" at the 2012 DNC when they re-nominate... Read more

Workin' on a groovy thing

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People have complained that I've been too bitter and cranky lately (unlike the bright and sunny days of this blog during the Iraq War, etc... Read more

"We wanted flying cars, and we got 140 characters"

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A profile of venture capitalist Peter Thiel in the new New Yorker (yes, the New Yorker) is one of the more thought-provoking pieces I've... Read more