The Old Fashioned Do Gooder: Mad Men Moments in the Age of Social Innovation

Did you know that Rachel Maddow has a Cocktail Moment?  During this election season, I have become a huge fan of hers and, last night, for the first time, I watched as she ended her week by sharing one of her favorite cocktails with us.  My partner and I just sat there, eyes wide and mouths agape, as she poured a new spin on the Old Fashioned.

I knew I liked her before but last night made me realize that I have found my Soul Mate. Continue reading

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Wanna Escape Crazy Town? Do Something. Or Do Nothing.

Last night, my companions were the prime time line-up of MSNBC.  I had made my way through The Ed Show and Rachel Maddow and by the time I arrived at Lawrence O’Donnell, my wife came home from a lovely dinner with a friend to find me balled up in the corner of the couch with my head half hidden under shirt.

“Wow.  You okay?”

“No.  I can’t stop watching the news.” Continue reading