Monthly Archives: August 2013

Applauding Huffington’s `no trolls’ policy

Ariana Huffington says she will no longer allow readers to comment anonymously on the Huffington Post. If she means it, if she can resist the threats of reader rebellion and decreased traffic, I applaud her. When I started my blog … Continue reading

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The never-ending Dell deal http://ow.ly/

The never-ending Dell deal http://ow.ly/nFPPA Takeover has taken longer than KKR `Barbarians’ deal, but other have dragged on longer

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SEC judge rules Stanford execs are liabl

SEC judge rules Stanford execs are liable for fraud http://ow.ly/nFOOF Note the faux indignation and blame-gaming from Young’s attny

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That old familiar staccato of keys striking paper

My writing career began after the dawn of word processors, so I have never written anything of consequence on a typewriter. I found myself reflecting on the role of the typewriter in my own writing career after reading actor Tom … Continue reading

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A goodbye to writer John Graves

When I heard that famed Texas writer John Graves had died at 92, I went to check my bookshelf. Sure enough, his most famous book,¬†Goodbye to a River,¬†wasn’t there. I first read Graves’ farewell to the upper Brazos after it … Continue reading

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