daves-musings-etc.blogspot.comSeems just like yesterday that kids were once content with internships at Morgan Stanley and Conde Nast. Hell, once kids were happy with spending the summer slinging burgers at the local drive-thru. Well, not anymore. Given our country's love of locavore life, ... More >>
Bonus babyOne major theme of Mayor Michael Bloomberg's State of the City Address yesterday was his call for belt tightening in light of spending cuts and tough economic times.
The mayor specifically brought up one example of spending that he hopes to eliminate: the $12,000 annual Christmas b ... More >>
What is happening to everyone? This week, two prominent blog posts about regrets people have surfaced on the internet. One, made up of all stripes of reader submissions at the New York Times CityRoom blog, the other, via The Hairpin, made up of women in their 30s' submissions at AOL's Lemondr ... More >>
The frightening Taliban invasion of the Afghan capital Kabul, courtesy of Al Jazeera's Todd Baer. Compare the CNN and Al Jazeera stories.
Bailout? If by accident of birth, you were in Kabul yesterday, you'd be dying to bail out. You would have been running for your life while crazed Taliban storm ... More >>
Al Jazeera report on white phosphorus in Gaza.
As Chico Marx said, "Who you gonna believe, me or your own eyes?"
That's easy when it comes to Gaza. The Jewish state's brutal use of white phosphorus — alleged over the weekend by observers on the ground dispatched by NYC-based Human Rights Wa ... More >>