Month: March 2008

Frickin Cool

So far so good on the no newspapers thing. Though I did sneak a glance at the post-gazette yesterday and noticed this interesting piece about just how screwed up politics are in my native Mt. Lebo. The hunt for better news and information through blogs registered one HUGE victory that…

Blogs Only

Lately I’ve been coming across more and more good blogs, particularly in Pittsburgh (which is what I care about most). With this in mind, I’m going to take a brave step. I’m going to give up newspapers for a few weeks and see how well I can survive on blogs…

Pittsburgh – The Story of an American City

I just found this book, though I’m sure more avid readers have been aware of it for a long time. There are several well thought out historical essays including one by David L. Lawrence himself. Additionally, there are a ton of really interesting pictures. Some of my favorite pictures… Page…

I'm back…

The last several times I started blogging, I was trying too hard. I had a grandiose vision of being this voice for improving Pittsburgh and for social and economic justice here. As it turns out, There is no need for that… Pittsburgh is blessed with some very skilled bloggers and…