Publishing Crime, Just Got Better…

If one is thinking about engaging in some sort of crime it’s a good idea to look around for any security cameras attached to any surrounding buildings before proceeding which can record the activity. And oh yes add a smart phone to the mix that can stream a live video in real time to law enforcement who may be waiting just outside the boundaries…

Is It Time?

We have been living in ‘The Age of the Terrorist’ for many years now, willing to sacrifice themselves along with hundreds of others to make a statement, with the numbers achieve maximum notoriety for a cause. In light of recent events it may be time to seriously lump anyone who has the lives of a lot of people in their hands. To be included airline pilots, train dispatchers, chemical engineers, please add to my limited list. The days of casually turning over control of life ending operations without extensive overview may be at an end…

Is That The Real You?

Every ethnic group share some, a lot in others a little uniqueness of appearance. It is played down or build up in accordance to the customs of the tribe lived among. One would think that a journalist on American television would like to set the standard in ethnic appearance and not have an oval eye operation, rosy up their cheeks and appear in straight haired wags…

A Taxi, A Taxi, My Kingdom for a Taki?

Yesterday I found myself having to transport an odd shaped package decided to engage the service of a taxi often preferring mass transit of New York City bus or subway. As I sat inside looking around noticed the taxi experience has not changed much since a trip I took in the 1950’s. The taxi industry has been ripe for innovation from within for years has failed to do so, however, outside interests saw a need and an opportunity has begun the process. History has taught those inside looking out will never want to change those looking in see change in every corner…

How did we get here…

During the early days of television the black and white cameras in use were quite primitive pan cake make for the ‘on air’ talent was designed to make them look normal. I recently conducted an informal survey of five women who appear daily on news broadcasts three local two cable. All appear to have dyed hair three with blond streaks, all had false eyelashes and greasy lips. I can’t help but wonder; how did we get here? It seems to me most female television journalist are competing to see who can look the sluttish. I have this picture in my mind’s eye of one of them reporting the death of a number of people appearing on camera in clown face begging to be taken seriously. The answer to my above question came into my apartment yesterday my next door neighbor wearing a white powdered wig…