Category Archives: Awesome

The Big Secret

I recently came across an inspiring essay by one of my heroes, Harlan Ellison, an insightful commentary on the 2004 movie The Butterfly Effect. Coïncidentally–or not, as may become clearer a bit farther along–he cited Louis Pasteur, using the same … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Encounter

Sometimes the most amazing things happen. Before leaving for home after a long weekend in a small village in Provence, I stopped by to speak with a local artist and visit the exhibition she had opened just downstairs. While we … Continue reading

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Selfishness Isn’t A Winning Strategy

I hoped I would have some time to read (and write!) during vacation, but it didn’t happen. However I was able to catch up on some of the articles I’d saved with Instapaper. One I particularly enjoyed was from the … Continue reading

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Drive Is Pure Emotion

I went to see Drive this weekend, and I still can’t stop thinking about it. That’s how good it is. I first heard about the film a few weeks ago on radio France Info. They called it one of the … Continue reading

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Rebecca Black’s Moment

Yesterday Rebecca Black released her much awaited new music video “My Moment.” While the song isn’t as catchy as “Friday,” it’s an upbeat, feel-good tune that features authentic, smiling and talented teens dancing, singing and enjoying their time in the … Continue reading

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What is wrong with people?

Today via a link to an interesting article in The Guardian posted on LinkedIn by Luca Toledo, I  found an amazing video from a camera sent into space by a 7 year old boy and his father.

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