Author Archives: awtraughber

Two Scenes of the Society

Stargirl debuted last night on the DC Universe app.  I premiered tonight in an edited form on the CW.  About 10 minutes were cut for the network tv premiere, though not because of touchy content or anything.  I opted for … Continue reading

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A Time for Tunnels

I haven’t followed Seth Godin much lately for no reason in particular.  I got out of the practice a couple of years ago and just haven’t given it much thought until recently.  And I’m glad I did, because he recently … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Critters and Clouds

Today’s Frazz by Jef Mallet is a nice picture of people and how we sometimes look at the world. Props to Mallett for making the clouds look like not-much-of-anything. (image from

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Race to the Stars

The bad news of the day (at least television-wise) is that the already-postponed next season of The Amazing Race has been postponed again.  Something about networks trying to make current content last a little bit longer because of Our Current … Continue reading

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20/40 Survivor

This was a big week for CBS and Survivor.  The show finished its fortieth cycle over twenty years.  I remember watching season one episodes all those years ago with friends in Fort Worth.  And while I lost interest for a … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Commencement

We’re now entering the time of year where the best of speakers brings out their greatest wisdom to share with graduates as they move on from high school or college into the oft-promised “real world.”  This is another thing bound … Continue reading

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Frazz on a Roll

This week has been a great week for Jef Mallett’s Frazz.   Mallett has done a great job of bringing Our Current Moment into the strips in a thoughtful way.  It started with a question about how we make our way … Continue reading

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