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{ Monthly Archives } October 2007

Obama on the Tonight Show

I just saw Obama on the tonight show. I thought he did an excellent job. I’m feeling the hope again. Leno, on the other hand, bugs me: Leno: I can’t believe leaving your socks around the house is an issue. Obama: Yes, it really distracts from the real issues like health care, social security, the […]

Everyone’s a public figure

I gave the following speech at our school’s chapel on Tuesday in preparation for loosening the Internet filters a bit. I built it around a recent op-ed by Thomas Friedman entitled “The Whole World is Watching“. It’s 1995, and I’m a skinnier, geekier version of myself. I’m holding a 3.5” floppy disk in my fingers, […]