• David Yanagizawa-Drott “Like most researchers, I’m driven by some fundamental curiosity of how the world works…The greater goal of that is how can we use that knowledge to change public policy, and change life conditions on earth. Where that comes from, who knows?”   When you finish your Ph.D, and Harvard University wants you on staff, you […] No responses July 30, 2011
  • Peter Greste “You break down every major conflict on this continent, and you’ll find at the very root of it the same thing. I think that’s one of the things, collectively, journalists have let the world down in. It’s been lazy, cliche journalism that has led to some gross misunderstanding of what’s going on here.”      […] No responses July 23, 2011
  • Henry Rollins “My prolific and deeply flawed utterances over the decades may have perhaps found a resonance with others who can sift through the run-on sentences, and tense inconsistencies to dig where I am coming from. Perhaps they can see that they are not the only one who feels frequently out of step with the rest of […] No responses July 16, 2011
  • Andrew Scott When you’re young and impressionable, you pick your models…It’s like a candy store. There’s no such thing as originality. If you’re striving for it, you’re a bloody idiot!   Save for a number of African dictators, hardly anything seems to last more than 20 years these days. However, there is one other exception to the […] No responses July 9, 2011
  • David Bazan “The pretense of it just makes it false. That it is ostensibly promoting Jesus’ teaching makes it even more laughable. The commodification of that message in a really unimaginative way, in which it gets sloganized over and over again, is just pathetic. I just don’t even rate it. It’s the lowest form of expression, I […] No responses July 1, 2011