Here Come the Judge

Every once in a while I come across a topic that really sticks with me. It makes me think and re-think and re-re-think as I struggle to decide just where I stand on the subject. Sometimes I find myself back where I started; other times, I find myself moving away from my original position, but… Continue reading Here Come the Judge

Uncovering My Passion (And Helping You Uncover Yours)

Saw a quote on Twitter this morning that caught my eye: “The man with 100 interests is twice as interesting as the man with 50, and four times as interesting as the man with 25.” As someone who has a number of interests (but few passions), there was something about that little line that made… Continue reading Uncovering My Passion (And Helping You Uncover Yours)

Get Back to Where You Once Belonged

To my right is a picture frame filled with old photos of me as a kid. In one I’m holding my little brother, each of us equally bedecked in some hideous early-80s fashion, and we’re smiling with all of the joy and mischief of childhood. In another, I’m turned out in a strange looking suit/tux/waitstaff… Continue reading Get Back to Where You Once Belonged

Learning from Hollywood: The Cautionary Tale of John Carter

The number crunchers for Walt Disney and its various movie subsidiaries announced today that their $250 million space epic, John Carter, will officially enter into the books as a bigger flop than Ishtar. All signs point to the n’er-do-well sci-fi dud to lose close to $200 million, once all factors are considered. For some reason,… Continue reading Learning from Hollywood: The Cautionary Tale of John Carter