Certificates of Failure

Walk into any doctor's or college professor's office, and you're likely to see a wall lined with framed certificates of that person's academic accomplishments. I admit that I look at these certificates, and often use them as a way of quickly judging the competence of the individual whose name appears on the certificates. However, as … Continue reading Certificates of Failure

Springsteen Concert Canceled for Lack of Interest!

(click to enlarge) OK, I'll admit I was trying to grab the reader's attention with the headline. And while the statement is true, it is somewhat "chronologically challenged" (credit to Neil Gaiman for that phrase), since it happened over 40 years ago. The concert was to be held at my old high school, Archbishop Carroll, … Continue reading Springsteen Concert Canceled for Lack of Interest!