Author: Jason Clarke

A flash constituency

Glenn Reynolds has a great new article up on TechCentralStation about the power of horiztonal knowledge and how it has changed the world in the past 10 years- With email, weblogs, bulletin boards, etc., I could, if the topic interested enough people, put together an overnight coalition – a flash constituency – without leaving the […]

Don’t be too sure of parity

With today’s news that the FCC would allow further deregulation of the media industry, effectively allowing fewer companies to own more media properties, it’s interesting to note a similar, if ironic trend, going on with the Web. It’s conventional wisdom (for whatever that’s worth) that in traditional media, the fewer the companies the worse the […]

The Teammates

Historian David Halberstam was on The Daily Show Thursday talking about his new book, The Teammates. The book is about Red Sox legends Dom Dimaggio (yes he is) and Johnnie Pesky driving from Boston down to Florida for one last visit with Ted Williams, who has since passed. Williams was the greatest hitter that ever […]

Mike Tyson in the fight of his life

Greta Van Susteren’s Mike Tyson piece just aired on the Fox network’s horrible newsmagazine, The Pulse. Besides her fake, stupid “I’m trying to be serious” look, the piece was not a total trash job like I expected it to be. Tyson was convicted of raping Desree Washington in 1992, and the piece spent much time […]