ELIZABETH KOLBERT ~ THE SIXTH EXTINCTION ~ 2014

~ TSE ~ The Sixth Extinction

~ IEIAMT-MEI-W-MS ~ If Extinction Is A Morbid Topic – Mass Extinction Is – Well – Massively So

~ YAPEF-WODMP-ITHAVO ~ Yet Another Possible Explanation For – Why Observations Don’t Match Predictions – Is That Humans Aren’t Very Observant

~ TNP ~ The New Pangea

~ M-BKD ~ Meanwhile – Bats Keep Dying

~ DAGT-F-HP-IIET-TTDS-ABMATWJIBW ~ During Any Given Twenty-Four-Hour Period – It Is Estimated That – Ten Thousand Different Species – Are Being Move Around The World Just In Ballast Water

~ RHPOC ~ Rhinos Have Plenty Of Company

~ CHCBDAS;TCABF-TAA ~ Certainly Humans Can Be Destructive And Shortsighted; They Can Also Be Forward-Thinking And Altruistic

~ IDMMWPCODC-WMITPCTW ~ It Doesn’t Much Matter Whether People Care Or Don’t Care – What Matters Is That People Change The World

~ IAEEOOOM-WHTU ~ In An Extinction Event Of Our Own Making – What Happens To Us?

SUSAN CAIN ~ QUIET POWER ~ 2016

~ ITTALPWG-WTRHSTC ~ Introverts Tend To Assume Leadership Potions Within Groups – When They Really Have Something To Contribute

~ QLHRTSOTHPOPITW ~ Quiet Leaders Have Risen To Some Of The Highest Positions Of Power In The World

~ LIOOYS-SUIWMNP-BAQAT-AT-AF-UQTSYPCA ~ Listening Is One Of Your Superpowers – So Use It When Meeting New People – By Asking Questions About Them – And Then – Asking Follow-Up Questions That Show You’re Paying Careful Attention

~ RTNIAMR-EYHTSUTMSTPKHYF ~ Remember That Nobody Is A Mind Reader – Eventually You’ll Have To Speak Up To Make Sure That People Know How You’re Feeling

~ NMHLAPYOPI-WYHF-PMSTYASS! ~ No Matter How Loud And Proud Your Online Persona Is – While You’re Having Fun – Please Make Sure That You’re Also Staying Safe!

~ JRTWYAOIJAGAYOS ~ Just Remember That Whoever You Are Offline Is Just As Great As Your Online Self

~ TAMB ~ Take A Media Break

~ QC ~ Quiet Creativity

~ SIIRMAA ~ Seek Inspiration In Role Models And Allies

~ DLFBAT ~ Don’t Let Fear Be A Thief

~ TRBTOP-WCSO-BIPTF-WCS-TTITKOOL ~ The Rubber Band Theory Of Personality – We Can Stretch Ourselves – But If Pulled Too Far – We Can Snap – The Trick Is To Know Our Own Limits

~ TRN ~ The Restorative Niche

~ EYS ~ Embrace Your Superpower

~ EYCZ ~ Expand Your Comfort Zone

~ FTRL ~ Find The Right Lighting

~ PTP ~ Pursue Those Passions

~ RYB ~ Recharge Your Batteries

~ VTF ~ Value True Friendships

~ PWYO ~ Partner With Your Opposites

~ HFIY ~ Have Faith In Yourself

~ FYV ~ Find Your Voice

DAVID THOMSON ~ TELEVISION – A BIOGRAPHY ~ 2016

~ FINJAMANTP-IIWHW-WTP-WFOPAR-AGAIH ~ Fascism Is Not Just A Movie About Nazis Torturing People – It Is What Happens When – We The People – Withdraw From Our Participation And Responsibility – And Give Authority Its Head

~ WDMAM-IT-B-T/S/AF-HMAMM ~ We Do More And More – Irrational Things – Because – Technology /Statistics/ And Feebleness – Have Made A Modern Marriage

~ HLB-ILS-TS? ~ How Long Before – I Love Selfie – The Series?

~ YCHAMMWAM ~ You Can’t Have A Mass Medium Without A Mass

~ T-O-CBAAAGR-B-IFIWSIAAE ~ The – Oasis – Can Be Appealing As A Getaway Resort – But – I Fear Its Water Supply Is Artificial And Endangered

~ 9/11-WSDBPWUT ~ 9/11 – Was Something Done By People Who Understood Television

~ ‘JT’ ~ “Jiggle TV”

~ WDTOT-THAL-OT-FNTD ~ Women Didn’t Talk Or Think – Those Habits Are Linked – On Television – For Nearly Two Decades

~ THCTSILMD-STEIPBTLJTSOTA-AETMRFC-STOH ~ Television Has Compromised The Sports It Loves Most Dearly – Sometimes The Event Is Prolonged Beyond Tolerable Limits Just To Stay On The Air – And Earn The Maximum Revenue From Commercials – Sometimes The Opposite Happens

~ T-B-MAMMMOT-PSOAGT-BTDMF ~ Tie-Breaks – Made A Match More Manageable On Television – Penalty Shoot-Outs Are Good Television – But They Distress Most Fans

~ FASWSHB(OAPOHB)~ For A Second We Saw Her Breast (Or A Picture Of Her Breast)

~ P-BA-ALBOF-AYOS ~ Pitched-Battle Arguments – A Little Bit Of Footage – And Yards Of Spin

~ LO/LO ~ Laugh On / Laugh Off

~ IGITOL ~ I Go In Terror Of Lucy

~ WTA-NS-TUTBF-O-WTNISF-SS-ASU-TTCOAACHPOOS? ~ Was This A – News Show – Tricked Up To Be Funny – Or – Was The News Itself So Fake – So Spun – And So Unreliable – That The Chance Of Any Accurate Commentary Had Passed Out Of Sight?

~ MEATCKOTPIDULWIC-BWASTFACODS ~ Many Educators Agree That Children’s Knowledge Of The Past Is Drying Up Like Water In California – But We Are Still Thirsty For A Cup Of Damning Scandal

~ IIOWYH-TB-TYRYSUI? ~ Is It Only When You Have – The Bomb – That You Realize You Shouldn’t Use It?

~ ITWDSITRSWKS?-WBWAWSIRAT? ~ Is That Why Deep Space Ignores The Radio Signals We Keep Sending? – Why Bother With A World Stuck In Radio And Television?

~ INQTTI-AEITR-BN-TEHBTR-OBWTABSITWWH ~ It’s Not Quite That There Is – An Elephant In The Room – By Now – The Elephant Has Become The Room – Our Being Wired To And By Screens Is The World We Have

~ BGDM-EO-TV-I-MAR-A-IWSB-O-AWA-F ~ Being Gonged Doesn’t Matter – Everything On – TV – Is – Miraculous And Ridiculous – And – It Will Still Be – On – After We Are – Off