2011: A Love/Hate Letter
Remember how I wrote one to 2010? I thought I should write a quick one to 2011 too. Except then I realized I don’t have as much to say this year. Here’s the thing: 2011 was the year I put a lot of feelings aside to get a lot done. And I did. My mom is doing pretty well. I finished my PhD, despite some tough obstacles. I’m writing. I’m job hunting. 2011 was also the...
I need an intern.
jayparkinsonmd: Next month, we’ll be launching a new company, Sherpaa. I’m looking for a medical student who wants to learn a few things about starting a health company. You must be: tech savvy and can navigate your way around web apps entrepreneurially-minded in NYC curious ready to go ASAP Send me an email if you’re interested. Let’s talk. I know I’ve debated with Jay before but...
It's Sunday, So: Soul
Last night Bryan made me a mix, so here’s one for him in return: King Floyd - Groove Me Maurice & Mac - You Left The Water Running Gladys Knight & the Pips - The End of Our Road (TV, 1969) The Temptations - I’m Losing You (performing on The Smothers Brothers) Bettye Lavette - Let Me Down Easy Eddie Holland - Leaving Here Laura Lee - Wedlock Is A Padlock Barbara Lynn -...
artyucko replied to your quote: Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity… I went from feeling socially conscious to feeling tingly in a record period of time.
Of all the preposterous assumptions of humanity over humanity, nothing exceeds...– Herman Melville
episodesandaccidents replied to your post: First Official Twitter Mix So many good picks, and nobody offered Wye Oak’s Civilian? Or even their cover of Mother? There’s always Twitter Mix Vol. 2.
First Official Twitter Mix
Yesterday I decided I wanted some new music, so I asked people on Twitter to send me a song. And wow, did they. Here I present the first official crowdsourced “Twitter, please send me a song, vol 1.” mix. If this turns into a thing, I need a logo. Ha! From Matt Novak, @paleofuture: @ohheygreat May I suggest Dark Dark Dark? youtube.com/watch?v=UvTZwh… From Sol Allen,...
Symbolic Exclusion in a Diverse Democracy: A...
I won’t torment you with the entire post reblogged but here, I wrote this. leahreich: Last week, Reihan Salam responded to my piece on symbolic exclusion. He discussed how symbolic exclusion can be possibly used to understand where disagreements in diverse democracies are so hard to resolve. Salam makes particular note of the idea that social exclusion is not a linear hierarchy but...
Ode To Broken Things
Things get broken at home like they were pushed by an invisible, deliberate smasher. It’s not my hands or yours It wasn’t the girls with their hard fingernails or the motion of the planet. It wasn’t anything or anybody It wasn’t the wind It wasn’t the orange-colored noontime Or night over the earth It wasn’t even the nose or the elbow ...