On the eve of L. Ron Hubbard's 101st birthday, we have a story which brings together several themes we've been dealing with here lately -- Scientology's alleged abuses, its "secular" front groups, and its attempts to promote the reputation of its founder. In February, I noticed an interesting blog ... More >>
mitcharf.comHappy foodies in Cheesequake, NJ, #27You've seen the tedious features on TV and in magazines that use demographics to tell you where to live. One city may be touted for its high income levels, another for its perfect weather or percentage of parkland within the municipal limits. S ... More >>
In this latest round of effects vs. storytelling, effects win. Big.