The Note I Wrote when I Deleted My Facebook

Last month, I logged on for the first time in three years just to kill my account. Here’s how I told my hundreds of friends. Continue reading The Note I Wrote when I Deleted My Facebook

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In For a Penny: You Can’t take it With You

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Image via Universal Pictures “[I]t’s a form of alchemy, of magic. It’s very appealing. I think cinema, movies, and magic have always been closely associated because the very earliest people who made film were magicians.” – Francis Ford Coppola, Academy of Achievement interview, 17 June 1994 When I think of Aaron Sorkin, I’m reminded of Christopher Buckley’s address to Yale’s 2009 graduating class. In a self-deprecating speech, the author and former George HW Bush speech-writer implores these supposedly-future-captains-of-industry to reject the very shameless materialism they’d supposedly been encouraged to embrace. “[Do] you really… Continue reading In For a Penny: You Can’t take it With You