Status are for real people

A basic rule for awarding status should be that they are reserved for individuals who reach great heights of accomplishment in their fields of mastery.

Rocky is not real and has not reached any heights or accomplished anything.  He should not get a statue.

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Bobby Bonilla day!

As I write this, there are about 33 minutes left of what ESPN is calling “Bobby Bonilla Day”.  Bobby Bonilla was a promising, talented but disappointing player for the New York Mets.   He has not played for the Mets since 1999 (that was his 2nd go-around with them). To this day, he still gets paid $1,190,000 per […]

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Have we met before?

The track record of sequels is not good…  So why will more than 200 sequels be made between now and 2020?

“The only phrase I’ve ever disliked is, ‘Why, we’ve always done it that way,’ “… “I always tell young people, ‘Go ahead and do it. You can always apologize later.’ “

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Glad about Gladwell!

Gladwell describes his podcast as:

“…a journey through the overlooked and the misunderstood. Every episode re-examines something from the past—an event, a person, an idea, even a song—and asks whether we got it right the first time…Because sometimes the past deserves a second chance.”

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“Live life. Don’t let life live you.”

“I fear so many people are focused on a goal but never really ask themselves if they really want it. “

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