Category Archives: media

T/S Exclusive: Craigslist's Craig Newmark on newspapers, liberals, Mideast, and more

It’s 10 a.m. on a typical morning in San Francisco’s Cole Valley neighborhood. The fog that inundates this part of the city is beginning to lift, and the area’s denizens – 30-year-old hipsters, aging hippies, young parents, college students, and … Continue reading

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News = Entertainment. Entertainment = News.

Those who know Chris Hedges’ work (I’m now reading his “Empire of Illusion: The End of Literarcy and the Triumph of Spectacle”) welcomed his newest rant – this one at Truthdig, where he argues that Americans no longer value the … Continue reading

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Pornography and the New York Times

She’s on a Greek island, overlooking an Orthodox monastery, but she’s not dressed for religious services. No church would let in a bra-less, shirt-less woman whose only clothing is a skimpy garment that barely covers her ass. What is it … Continue reading

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