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With life moving so fast, it’s good to slow down some time, to contemplate the trickier aspects from a place of quiet, to ask the hard and difficult questions without taking it hard. Enjoy these various articles, but when you feel you can, push back, comment, engage. We look forward to hearing your thoughts.

CBS amazon deal

Amazon makes another move towards becoming a tv studio .Netflicks, aol,YouTube , google, Apple TV, , more jobs for talent and writers at lower rates, of course.Content King?, Scripted content, that is.http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/

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Film is a disease -Capra

Capra sums it up, could say this about all media "Film is a disease. When it infects your bloodstream, it takes over as the number one hormone; it bosses the enzymes; directs the pineal gland; plays Iago to your psyche. As with heroin, the antidote to film is more...

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The national security state

Hi gangWell here you go as if you didn't know that you were being mined but did you imagine this level of scrutiny?Probably not .Do we care and how much? These questions beg for real research and analysis.Who’s Watching the N.S.A. Watchers? - NYTimes.com

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Deluded individualism

This article thoughtfully outlines a struggle with in the 60's generation , however the author naively assumes that it was greed to do one one thing , but in fact it was liberating to the spirit and lead to sex, drugs and rick and roll but also to women's lib, civil...

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