Halloween debriefing

With all this talk about the Death of Newspapers going on and on and on, I started thinking, “What about the undead reporters?” Best interview of the night? Dick Cheney: He kept saying “It was a hunting accident, I swear.” Then he pointed the plastic shotgun at me. Video of all the chaos and skin […]

Not that you asked for my opinion*

*In which I make another disingenuous attempt at a regular feature, reviewing several items that have come across my desk/eyes/ears in the last little while. The Departed: Best Scorsese flick since GoodFellas, although some might debate the merits of this one vs. Gangs of New York. This year’s Santa Cruz Marching Band Review: Substantially more […]

Newspapers: Make money online, minus the news

Who knows more about Santa Cruz, California than the Santa Cruz Sentinel? Well, that’s debatable, but let’s put it another way: Who’s bothered to put together a modern, readable Santa Cruz site for tourists? That’s right, the Santa Cruz Sentinel. DestinationSantaCruz.com is live, and it looks like a damn good idea. Build a site that […]