License plate spotted on a Jaguar: AKITTEN. Original Article
Spinning the Recall
I subscribe to allergy alerts through FAAN. Normally I skim the notices to see if (a) the problem is something I’m allergic to and (b) the product is something I’m likely to buy or eat, or have already bought. A couple of amusing phrases jumped out in this one: FISH ALLERGY ALERT April 17, 2012 Nestlé Prepared Foods Company announced today that it is voluntarily recalling two hour...
Why the 1990s are Back
You may have noticed elements of the 1990s creeping back into comics, music, movies and TV. There’s a reason for that: pop culture seems to be obsessed with its past on a 20-year cycle, and the current love affair with the 1980s has passed its peak. I go into more detail — including thoughts on some of the implications for the 10-year and 30-year troughs in the cycle — at Speed...