“I place a stack of 18 postcards in front of me and write on each of them a question that has been on my mind since I left Pelican Bay: ‘Do you think prolonged SHU confinement is torture?’ I send them to prisoners across the state and 14 write back, all with the same answer: ‘yes.’ One tells…
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"The film, you see, isn’t really a romantic comedy. It is, in fact, a movie about the entirety of life — the enjoyment of it, the swiftness of it, the sprawl and meander and chance of it all. That may sound corny, and it is! But wonderfully so. We watch as Tim goes from uncertain young man to uncertain married man to uncertain family man, aching and swooning montages chronicling the passage of time, all the while realizing that the uncertainty is what makes the journey worth it."
"The growth of the Internet will slow drastically [as it] becomes apparent [that] most people have nothing to say to each other. … By 2005 or so, it will become clear that the Internet’s impact on the economy has been no greater than the fax machine’s…. Ten years from now the phrase information economy will sound silly."