August 23, 2009

“No Sweat” Makes Me Sweat

I did a quick Tweet the other day on my aversion to mixing slang and bodily functions, and received so much mail about it that it occurred to me I… READ MORE »

August 4, 2009

Bananas Have Their Own Bag

An alternative title for “Did They Wow?” has always been, “ThingsI”” Among these things, people who put fruit and vegetables in plastic bags at the supermarket or farm stand. Now,… READ MORE »

July 20, 2009

Let’s Get Interactive

Hello, hello: Up until now, “Did They Wow?” was a forum for commentary on the wow factor of various public figures. What I’d like to do now is create a… READ MORE »

March 31, 2008

Should we listen to Bill and chill?

Mr. Clinton’s consummate storytelling skills were evident during his “Chill Out” speech yesterday in Missoula. He chose the forum to educate Democrats regarding the current “vigorous debate” over whether Senator… READ MORE »

March 30, 2008

Eliot Spitzer’s apology

According to UCLA professor emeritus Albert Mehrabian, when evaluating public speaking people only remember 7% of the words you say; 38% of your impact comes from your tonal quality and… READ MORE »