Monthly Archives: August 2010

First Bite: Burger King’s Search for Purity

“The final paradox of the search for purity is that it is an attempt to force experience into logical categories of non-contradiction. But experience is not amenable and those who make the attempt find themselves led into contradiction.” —Mary Douglas, … Continue reading

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Five Upstart Americans

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Scrape. Scribble. Scraps.

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I simply cannot understand people.

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Reality and documentation: Interview with a Real World camera operator

While looking for more permanent work, I worked briefly as a production assistant for The Real World during its second tenure here in New Orleans. I lasted only three weeks before quitting. (When pay is good, I have a higher … Continue reading

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Thank you for your openly bigoted opinions, ma’am

“As a mother and a grandmother, I worry,” Ms. Serafin said. “I learned that in 20 years with the rate of the birth population, we will be overtaken by Islam, and their goal is to get people in Congress and … Continue reading

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yerp.

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/08/07/business/economy/07greenspan.html?_r=1&hp

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