PS... A Column on Things

The Archive

August 28, 2006

August 14, 2006

August 7, 2006

July 31, 2006

July 24, 2006

July 10, 2006

July 3, 2006

June 26, 2006

June 19, 2006

June 12, 2006

June 5, 2006

May 29, 2006

May 22, 2006

May 15, 2006

May 8, 2006

May 1, 2006

April 24, 2006

April 17, 2006

April 10, 2006

April 3, 2006

March 27, 2006

March 20, 2006

March 13, 2006

March 6, 2006

February 27, 2006

February 20, 2006

February 13, 2006

February 6, 2006

January 30, 2006

January 23, 2006

January 16, 2006

January 9, 2006

January 2, 2006

December 26, 2005

December 19, 2005

December 12, 2005

December 5, 2005

November 28, 2005

November 21, 2005

November 14, 2005

November 7, 2005


New York, New York
Broadway
Meanwhile, at School
Political Notes: Mierswatch, Alitowatch, Briefs, Plamegate
Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Funny Fotoshopping, Teaching Math
Movies: Shopgirl
Letters: Peterman on Halloween, NYC's Good Smell, Coquet on Affinity Mapping & Episcopalian Courage, Dan Grobstein File

October 31, 2005
Cleopatra's Ethnic Heritage
Duck's Breath Mystery Theater
New York Bound
Political Notes: Iraq Casualties, War Lies, Millergate Lies,

Plamegate Lies, Dumb TomDelay quotes, No More Miers
Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor
Worst Pun Ever
Movies: Elizabethtown
Letters: Dan Grobstein File, Cleopatra Answer

October 24, 2005


Blog Rolling: Jim Forbes
The Best Experience A Teacher Could Have
Political Notes
Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs: None this week
Humor: Historic PowerPoints, How To Start Your Day With A Positive Outlook
Letters: Richard Sleegers, How to become a Republican, Confronting Bullies, Virtual Pumpking Carving, Hanzel on Southwest, Cheatley on The Truth, Bobbi Fox: A Great obit a Funny Top 10 list; Dan Grobstein File

October 17, 2005


Seven Years Later
Favorite Icon
Political Notes
Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Movies: Capote, Good Night and Good Luck, Wallace & Gromit in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Letters: Hypocricy, again, Netsurfer via Sullivan, Dan Grobstein File

October 10, 2005


Artist Wanted: Shortcut Icon
Becoming Madame Mao
Department of Cutting Off Your Nose
Political Notes
Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: The Wisdom of Children, Disorder in the Court
Movies: Serenity Redux, Stewie Griffith, Corpse Bride
Letters: Ask for withdrawal, Beat Time Select, Dan Grobstein File

October 3, 2005


House Concert
Boys Ahoy!
Iraq Seminar and Evolution Too
Political Notes
Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Brazilian Soldiers
Movies: Just Like Heaven, Serenity
Letters: Dan Grobstein File

September 26, 2005


Sometimes...
Your Bill for Iraq
Political Notes
Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs:
Humor: Grammar Joke
Movies: Me and You and Everyone We Know, The World
Letters: Calonquey Madness, Coquet: Ethics of Psyops, New Japanese Cars Coming, Dan Grobstein File

September 19, 2005


No Child Left Behind
More on What's Changed
No More Times Op-Ed
Presidents I Have Known
Political Notes
Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: The Cop, The Tickets and the Bumper Sticker, The Top 16 Ballpark Jumbotron Messages We'd Like to See, Test for Dementia
Movies: Balzac and The Little Seamstress
Letters: Blogs take over world, Alborz Restaurant, Dan Grobstein File

September 12, 2005


Lack of Panic
What I Do Now
Lost Control Of Our Destiny
Dream Poetry
Gasoline Boycott
Bushnomics
Political Notes
Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Bush/Katrina Jokes, Lie Clocks
Letters: To live and ride in LA, A tale from the South, Keillor Column, Dan Grobstein File

September 5, 2005
Journalistic Felony
From the mouths of Babes
Medicare Mishigosh
Political Notes
Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Duck Hunting, New Disease
Movies: Constant Gardener, Sound of Thunder, Transporter II, Guest Review: TV Movie: The Girl In The Cafe, Guest Review: DVD: Layer Cake
Letters: Dalton Finds Honest Websites, Steve Vs. Factoid, Malchman on coining words and Broken Flowers, Fake Locerkbie, Dalton on Katrina, Dan Grobstein File

August 29, 2005


First Day of School
You Are What You Eat
Paul Schindler, Organ Donor
Marlow in China
Rae in France
Political Notes
Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: How many members of the Bush administration does it take to change a light bulb? Headlines of 2004
Movies: Broken Flowers, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, guest DVD Review: Sin City
Letters: World War III, Wolfe: Back to school, Beyond Technology, Dan Grobstein File

August 22, 2005


Groundhog Day News
My Third Year Begins
Marlow in China
Rae in France
Political Notes
Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Military Recruiting
Movies: Junebug, The Aristocrats, 2046, Guest Comment on Nine Lives Meta-Review
Letters: Intelligent Falling, Coquet on the Overheard, Malchman and Additives, Dan Grobstein File

August 15, 2005


Loving my Job
UGI Reunion
Marlow in China
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: My Ass Itches
Movies: Guest Commentary: Prequels suck, Meta-Review: Nine Songs
Letters: Malchman: Funny Soccer Headline, Ruley on Space Encyclopedia, Non-Private Garbage, Americans not dumb? Dan Grobstein File

August 8, 2005


A Great Idea
UGI Reunion
Marlow in China
Rae in France
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: The Top 17 New Endings to the Phrase "It's all fun and games until...."
Movies: Sky High
Letters: PeterMan quotations, Coquet quotation, Dern on (not with ) bad fiction, Hanzel on Shuttle coverage, Dan Grobstein File

August 1, 2005


Paul in LA
Planning
Contacts
Marlow in China
Rae in France
Political Notes
Movies: Hustle and Flow, March of the Penguins
Letters: Dalton on the Joys of Long, Obscure Movies, Dan Grobstein File

July 25, 2005


Rents then and Now
Marlow in China
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Bad Quotes, Good Interviews, Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: The Fruit Test
Movies: Best of Youth
Letters: Daniel Dern on the FF, Dan Grobstein File

July 18, 2005


MIT in Fiction
Marlow in China
Rae in France
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Movies: Guest Review: Fantastic Four
Letters: Coquet on Microsoft Stupidity, Dan Grobstein File

July 11, 2005


Thoughts on the Bombing
Homeschooling one more time
Marlow in China
Political Notes
Computer Industry News : Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Tax Humor
Movies: Guest Review: War Of The Worlds, Ladies in Lavender
Letters : Malchman on Harry Potter, Grobstein on Liberal Media

July 4, 2005


Sunny South of France
Homeschooling
Radio Days
Humor: The Three Cs
Movies: Followup Review: Batman Begins
Letters: Malchman Musings, Dern on SF writing, Peterman finds self-plagiarism, Dan Grobstein file

June 27, 2005
Vacatin'
Jon Carroll Cat Column
Political Notes
Computer Industry News : Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Father of One of My Children
Movies: Guest Reviews: Batman Begins
Letters: Peterman finds Mannequinism, Malchman on Engineering, Dalton and Grobstein on John Prine, Dan Grobstein File

June 20, 2005


Eco-Friendly Car
Seva
Wow
Who's Best In High School
I'm Improving--Why?
Marlow in the Netherlands
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: The Top 25 Ways Michael Jackson Can Repair His Image
Letters: Sullivan on IMSDb, Malchman on Fleet Street, Buck likes Jobs at Stanford, Dalton on PBS threat, Dan Grobstein File

June 13, 2005
Last Day of School
Effects of Recording on Music
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: The Top 16 Phrases Not to Use in First-Date Dinner Conversation (Part II)
Movies: Crash, Guest Review: Mr. and Mrs. Smith
Letters: Sullivan on Gynophobic News Sourcing, Dalton on Mastectomies, Pardo on "Save The Grapes," Dan Grobstein File

June 6, 2005


A Rising Tide
Political Notes
Humor: That's A Moray, Pope John Paul II In Heaven
Movies: Madagascar, Doing Time, Doing Vipassana, Le Grand Voyage, Downfall, Enron: The Smartest Guys In The Room
Letters: Coquet on Irobot, Wolfe on Graduation, Dan Grobstein File

May 30, 2005


A Convention of Me's
Digital Projection
A Real Lapse
Marlow in Leiden
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: The Top 16 Biggest Surprises in the New "Star Wars" Movie
Movies: Guest Reviews: Cinderella Man, Crash
Letters Malchman on NYT, bad drivers; Sullivan on weight loss; Dan Grobstein File

May 23, 2005
Teaching Update
Marlow in Leiden
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Movies: Guest Review: Kingdom Of Heaven, Guest Reviews: Revenge of the Sith
Letters: Dern on Sith Apprentice, Sullivan on Sailing, Dan Grobstein File

May 16, 2005


Life
A Retiring Teacher
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Letters: Techno-journalist wanted, Dan Grobstein File

May 9, 2005


Life
A Retiring Teacher
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Letters: Techno-journalist wanted, Dan Grobstein File

May 2, 2005


Rae at Brandeis
Marlow in Leiden
The Power Of Coincidence
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Letters: Dern on Vanity Publishing, Dan Grobstein File

May 2, 2005


A Week With Rae
Tom Rutledge
Making a Difference
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Movies: Look At Me, Kung Fu Hustle, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, Guest Review: A Lot Like Love, Guest Review: Second Looks: The Interpreter, The Upside of Anger
Letters: Dan Grobstein File

April 25, 2005
Edwin Diamond, My Mentor
Hurray! Rae Is Home
Travel in the Internet Age
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Too Crude
Movies: The Interpreter
Letters: Dalton on MIT Fake Paper, The Romensko Effect, Kevin Sullivan with 2 From Net Surfer, The Dan Grobstein File

April 18, 2005
Drifting Down The Stream of Time, RSS
Political Notes: Bush's Polls, Wright Vs. Delay
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Educational Story, Wedding Night
Movies: Guest Review: Fever Pitch
Letters: Friedman on Starving Overseas, Sullivan on Water and Exercise, Dalton on HHGTTG, Kaplan on Gen. Sherman's Religion, Dan Grobstein File

April 11, 2005


Gradual Mastery
Amma's Coming
AIDS Ride
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Movies: The Upside of Anger
Letters: "Morty" Passes, The End Of News, Dan Grobstein File

April 4, 2005


Thank God For Vacation
Groundhog Day Praise
Facial Hair
Marlow in Atlantic City
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Movies: Sin City
Letters: Killer Bees, Dern on Comic Covers and Radio Lovers, Malchman on Biblical Guidance, Dan Grobstein File

March 28, 2005
Spring Break Dude!
Six Years With Two Cats
I'm So Over It
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Newspapers
Movies: Melinda and Melinda
Letters: Deadline USA, Dalton on Cronkite, Dan Grobstein File

March 21, 2005
Floating Down The River of Life
Marlow in the Netherlands
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: No Child Left Behind: The Football Version, The Top 16 Surprises at a Nudist Restaurant
Movies: Robots
Letters: Malchman on Pi Day, Sullivan on Fforde, Cronkite not a class act, Dan Grobstein File

March 14, 2005


You Like Me, Really
Throwing A Bottle
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs (taking a week off), Harvard B School Hacked(?)
Movies: Bride and Prejudice, Komediant
Letters: Carroll Cat Column, Jayson Blair, Cronkite Dishes Rather, Kent Peterman finds Wing, Dan Grobstein File

March 7, 2005
The Nature Of This Column
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: PowerTools
Movies: Hitch, Finding Neverland, Be Cool, Oscar Commentary (repeat)
Letters: Teacher Freak Out, Albinus on SNL, Peterman on A Dog Site, Dern on Bears and High School Stories, Dan Grobstein File

Feb. 28, 2005
Looking At Life
Looking at Teacher Education
Journalists and Teachers
Marlow in The Netherlands
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Bush Joke
Movies: Guest Review: Constantine
Letters: Albinus on Snow, Dern on Pratchett, Peterman on Computer, Old Wiesner News from Hanzel, Dan Grobstein File

Feb. 21, 2005
Rolling Along
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs, Click Fraud, Communications News
Humor: The Top 16 Valentine's Day Romance Tips, The Top 18 Signs Your Mechanic Is Losing It
Letters: Carroll Cat Column, Special Effects Insider, SuperBowl Commercials, Dan Grobstein File

Feb. 14, 2005
Groundhog Day Followup
Second Favorite Super Bowl Commercial
Marlow in the Netherlands
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs, Leet Lite, Whatever Happened To HP CEO Carly Fiorina
Movies: Million-Dollar Baby
Letters: Bad Cupid, Mari's Cool Experiment, Sued for Cookies, Bob Nilsson on the Buster Lesbian Episode, Dan Grobstein File

Feb. 7, 2005


Let others do it
Marlow in the Netherlands
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs, Leet
Humor: Parrot Joke, Getting Ahead
Letters: Warren Buffett, Suing the Dead, Don Davis Website, 1st Amendment Ignorance, Peggy Coquet, Richard Dalton, The Dan Grobstein File, Reaction To Harvard President's Ignorant Statement

Jan. 31, 2005


Behind is Behind
Groundhog Day
Mindfulness
Cleaning Up
Marlow in the Netherlands
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Dear Abby
Movies: The Choir, House of Flying
Letters: Dan Grobstein File

Jan. 24, 2005


A Thought For Teachers, And Others
Full Text Search
Marlow in the Netherlands
Divorce Party? Help A Freelancer
Is It A Stroke?
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Movies: Aviator
Letters: Dossiers, Sound Effects, Dan Grobstein File

Jan. 17, 2005
More on Europe
A Three-Day Weekend
Marlow in the Netherlands
Disaster Perspective
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: The Top 16 Holiday Songs for People Who Hate the Holidays
Movies: Three Dot Summary, Bill Murray: Genius, Guest Review: Best Music of the Year, Guest Review: In Good Company, Guest Review: Million Dollar Baby, Guest Review: Badddassss
Letters: Family Guy, Dern, Malchman, Vitale, Dan Grobstein File

Jan. 10, 2005
Long Break
Lynne Marlow
We're Back
Query Letters I Love
Marlow in the Netherlands
Political Notes
Computer Industry News: Craig Reynolds' Technobriefs
Humor: Political Humor
Movies: Spanglish, Guest Review: Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events, House of Flying Daggers, Closer; Guest Review: The Aviator
Letters: SF in Ruins, Dan Grobstein File