Archive | May, 2009

Context sticks

When ABC began broadcasting the NCAA football games in the 60’s, the footage was quite different than it is today. In the early years, ABC would broadcast the field with the plays as they were happening. You might not necessarily think about it, but that type of broadcast makes it difficult for a person, say […]


One Thing.

In the movie City Slickers, a group of friends take a “vacation” at a dude ranch. Curley, played by Jack Palance, is a rough, wise old cowboy who shares the following with Mitch, played by Billy Crystal: Curley: Do you know what the secret of life is? Mitch: No, what? Curley: This. (Holds up his […]