Monday, August 29, 2011

More relaxing reading while waiting for the inevitable

From Mother Jones:

On a bright spring day in a wisteria-bedecked courtyard full of earnest, if half-drunk, conference attendees, we were commiserating with a fellow journalist about all the jobs we knew of that were going unfilled, being absorbed or handled "on the side." It was tough for all concerned, but necessary—you know, doing more with less.
"Ah," he said, "the speedup."
Points printed an edited version this past Sunday. (And kudos to the editor with the intestinal fortitude to make that a cover story in the DMN the week or so before the whatever whatevers. May her tribe increase.)  Here is the full version. 


  1. The only networking advice DMN employees need now: "I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take this anymore!"

    Pass it on, and everyone in that converted back shop should get up and shout it from underneath the Crock of Truth on deadline this week. Make it loud enough so they can here you in Dealey Plaza.

    Why not you? Why not now? There is time!

  2. Yeah, right. Howard Beale was about as successful as Spartacus and ended up the same kind of dead. And was fiction.

  3. Interesting, timely story from Dayton, Ohio: