The Crisis Of Modern Journalism (Part I)
Widespread staff reductions, compounded by the increasing power of the PR industry, have made modern-day journalism increasingly shallow.
Nablowrimo XVIII: Intermission, Previews, And A Funny Picture
Today, I take a break from NaBloWriMo--but here's a preview of what's coming next! (Plus a fun picture.)
Top Ten Movies Of The 1930s, Part II
Continuing my top ten list of 1930s movies.
Top Ten Movies Of The 1930s, Part I
I rank my ten favorite movies of the 1930s.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Part II: Heart Attack or Cardiac Arrest
Last week in Part I of this series, I reviewed the structure and function of the heart and let you know that my father suffered a sudden cardiac arres...
I try "Mixed," the new Korean place in Chapel Hill near Franklin and Estes. Well worth the trip, y'all.
Hold Your Hat And Hang Onto Your Soul: “Little Shop” At ECHHS
ECHHS is staging "Little Shop of Horrors" now through Saturday. I played Seymour in high school, so I wasn't going to miss this for the world...
What Is Orange County’s Biggest Hidden Issue?
I want your feedback: what is the most important issue in Orange County that nobody's talking about?
From 76 Koozies to Two Cars: Would You Like To Trade?
Students in the Business 500 class at Kenan-Flagler started with 76 koozies and want to finish with two cars by December 5th. Their story lured me out...
Climbing a New Mountain Peak
“Life is like a mountain range,” Ping Fu told a group of UNC-Chapel Hill students last week. Fu is the founder of Geomagic, Inc., which developed ...
Becoming University Mall
University Mall officials branded the Silverspot news as "reimagining," but it's just another step in becoming what U-Mall was always meant to be.
A Day At Southern Season, Or: From Beer To Eternity
Part 1 of a 2-part series celebrating University Mall: chronicling my unexpected journey through Southern Season's "Beer Extravaganza."
In The Tricky Reverse Narration: “Fun Home”
There's a discussion of Alison Bechdel's "Fun Home" Monday evening at the CH Public Library. Here's why it might be the greatest book ever.
Sudden Cardiac Arrest Part I: The Heart
On Friday April 13, 2012, I received a frightening call from my mother. She was en route to Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA while my father w...
How To Help After Typhoon Haiyan
If you want to help the ongoing relief effort in the Philippines, here are eight organizations you can support.
Doppelgangers, Bronies, And The Perils Of Google Image Search
I was going to make this a quick and easy blog. Then I started poking around on Google Images...
Money Makes The Vote Go ‘Round, But Less So In Chapel Hill
Is campaign spending too high in Orange County? Well, maybe. But it's a heckuva lot worse everywhere else.
Dr. Tina Lepage
Parenting Imagination Versus Reality
This is a parenting page, about parenting Page. I am a child psychologist and a mother. So I specialize in children, yet I am human, thus I am full of...
The Ten Best Movies Of The 1920s, Part Two
Because you can only cover Election Day for so long.
Lessons from Disney World for Obamacare
What does Disney World have to do with Obamacare? There is an answer, but you will have to read on a little bit to get there. First, there is this gra...