I went on vacation last week and when I got home the mailman delivered a big stack of newspapers, magazines, and of course, bills and junk mail. (Surprisingly little of the last category, maybe it is time for a resurgence in the direct mail industry.) The mailman also delivered a subtle statement on the value of the print media.
When sleep doesn’t come right away, I often watch movies on TV, catching bits and pieces of them, rarely watching a movie from start to finish. Hence, it often takes months before I see all of a movie, if ever. I’ve seen snatches of the 2008 film Bottle Shock, the mostly true story of how Napa Valley took on the French wine industry in 1976. It makes for an entertaining take on the vintner wars, even when you know it […]