The Whiteboard Scam

If you are a teacher, you are familiar with the "whiteboard," also called the "dry erase board." It has replaced...

Why I Love Tin Tin

I was twenty when I first read the Tin Tin comic strip. I found it in a small shop that...

What I Have to Say to Mr. Nader

Recently, I’ve received a letter from Ralph Nader. He wants to know my thoughts on technology because, years ago, he...

Victims of Technology

Baltimore's last video rental store, Video American, is about to close. I don't want it to go away, but at...

Drummer Girl

The Next Big Thing is a game of literary tag. Susan McCallum, a writer I admire much, tagged me to...

The Music in My Head

I solved a musical mystery today. The mystery was this: every time I visited a certain bathroom at my place...

In Defense of F**k

It's a good word. By "good," I mean a word that does the work it's made for. If you believe...