Monthly Archives: March 2013

Today’s Income Disparities of the Gilded Age

via LATimes. D.C. Politicians Fail to Face Up to U.S. Income Inequality Both Republicans and Democrats say concern about the middle class is at the heart of the ongoing, vituperative debate over taxes, entitlements and fiscal discipline, but the political spat never seems to honestly address the gaping and growing class divide in the United […]

Modern Love

Modern Love She said this talking Kind of wears me out And all these salesmen Baby, make me tired They’re no good, to tell you the truth, she said I’ve been gettin’ used to liars They send me love songs, with store bought words They make promises, like politicians We stumble And disconnect Over and […]

March 13

Words of a Pioneer – Jim Toy

Few men have had the historical impact of Jim Toy. He walked with the Reverend Martin Luther King, is a pioneer in LGBT activism and education, and was one of the original workers from the University of Michigan LGBT Center (founded nearly 25 years). Jim had a unique ability to push civil rights movements forward […]

100 Things To Do in San Francisco Before You Die

via 7×7.com. Whether you are a tourist, a transplant, or a native, we promise you will never be bored in San Francisco with our new list of 100 things to do before you die. We’ve broken the list up into morning, day, evening and night to help you choose your own adventure. Now get started! MORNING […]

THX

I feel pretty lucky having visited both Skywalker Ranch and the offices of THX. They are both cool facilities located a few miles from each other north of San Francisco. This post will focus on the history of THX since it is the lesser known of the two organizations. One week after, “The Empire Strikes […]

All You Need is Love

I was watching Moulin Rouge the other day and got thinking about the Elephant Love Medley. It is ironic because I am about to take a walking tour in San Francisco of the old brothels. The reason I mention irony is the premise of Moulin Rouge is that a writer falls in love with a […]

The 24 Most Important Things We All Learned From “My So-Called Life”

via BuzzFeed.com The 24 Most Important Things We All Learned From “My So-Called Life”Because “someone once set fire to my hair at Let’s Bolt,” here are some things you need to know. 1. Love at first sight is very, very real. 2. You can never wear too many accessories. 3. Or mix too many prints. […]