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A Close Reading of My $20.91 Settlement Check - Wall Street Journal
You read that right: The group of some 85 attorneys and their firms made about 500 times as much as the total amount the primary plaintiffs received. This made me pretty angry, but not because of the wealth disparity, or because it all went to lawyers ...
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:13:45 GMT
Reading Residents Say “Ugly” Christmas Tree Is Ruining Holiday Spirit - CBS Local
READING, Pa. (AP) – A Christmas tree that might make Charlie Brown think twice is getting kicked to the curb a little early after residents of a Pennsylvania town complained it was too ugly. Reading's spindly 50-foot spruce drew the ire of residents ...
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 14:06:26 GMT
Christmas Stocking Stuffers: Forget Tweeting And Rediscover Reading - Forbes
In these dumbed-down days, we seem to be so inundated with tweets that our attention span has been reduced to a couple of seconds. It is past time we rediscovered the art of long-form reading. Here are five books I have read in 2014 that deserve ...
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:17:06 GMT
This critical gender reading of Fight Club is amazing - The Week Magazine
Quick, what's the ideology of this film? A hyper-macho celebration of violence for its own sake, right? Wrong. Or at least, Dan Olson makes a good case that's not the only way to see it. He argues that the movie can equally be seen as a critique of ...
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:38:48 GMT