That Wretched Profile Silhouette | *Rant

Recently, I’ve begun assessing my LinkedIn profile and page because I’ve got a big change in circumstance coming up, and I want to be as up-to-date and relevant as possible. This (as is usual for me) occasioned a fair amount of reading on the subject. (Some samples on how to be a great LinkedIn peepContinue reading “That Wretched Profile Silhouette | *Rant”

What you see. The fine art of self-deception

This post started from reading this hilarious post by twenty-something Olivia Muenter. She, very wittily, makes a good point about social media. We present the “Good Parts Version” (GPV) of ourselves to the world, hoping for approval. That’s pretty much it in a nutshell. I’m always mildly surprised when someone seems outraged at this truth. ThisContinue reading “What you see. The fine art of self-deception”

Intellectual Faking | bazaar magazine

I’m published again. It’s been a delight to write for bazaar magazine Kuwait, this year. I get to work (virtually) with some lovely peeps. Definitely no intellectual slouches in THAT group. Ramadan Kareem! to the great staff at bazaar magazine. May this month be amazing in ways you don’t expect. Find the article here: http://buff.ly/1qjhtAQ  

Telling Lies with Impunity

As usual, Matt Walsh is a lot snarky and more than a little politically incorrect. I hadn’t really thought about the penchant for media lying with regard to gay rights, but I’ve certainly thought about it in general. With the tendency of anything even a little bit weird, wicked, or way-out-there to go viral, liesContinue reading “Telling Lies with Impunity”