Monthly Archives: June 2011

June 30, 2011 – CDs, the Y’s.

End of the month…it’s a CD day! Today, the Y’s. Only two to discuss… Neil Young – it’s amazing how young, how relevant, how cutting-edge this guys stays. While Bob Dylan seems to age almost daily, Neil just keeps on … Continue reading

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June 29, 2011 – Where are the great humorists today?

I loved Spy magazine…it’s been so long since it was published…I wish someone would breathe life back into it. For those of you who don’t remember Spy was a humor magazine that really took on the world, our culture-driven celebrity, … Continue reading

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June 28, 2011 – Even if we could, I don’t think we should.

The book: a marketing book about how the “measurement of the brain” can lead to better marketing results. The science: in my opinion, a load of hooey. The science is, suffice it to say, highly suspect. The issue: even if … Continue reading

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June 27, 2011 – Embracing the everyday.

If there’s one thing the RID project has taught me, it’s to get RID of the items that aren’t in my long-term interest. Focusing on the stuff I HAVEN’T RID…the stuff that will be part of my life moving forward…has … Continue reading

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June 26, 2011 – On multimedia experiences.

When I originally saw this movie in a theater, I sat behind a teenage who was texting throughout the movie. And you know what? I don’t think he was missing anything. I marvel at how well our younglings have adapted … Continue reading

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June 25, 2011 – On new experiences, always.

Rainman. At this point, if you’re like me, I expect your brain is quoting several lines from the movie. So memorable. And so…what a great movie to RID? I know it, I can quote it, I remember so many great … Continue reading

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June 24, 2011 – Zen.

RIDding a book on Zen is the most zen thing I think I’ve ever done. This project has been very Zen-like for me in so many ways. The loss of attachment to the things RIDded has made me calmer, happier, … Continue reading

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