Slightly Off Center: Man on the Moon

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It’s a well-worn cliché that “if we can put a man on the moon, why can’t we [fill in the blank]?” It’s been more than 40 years since we put a man on the moon so then, maybe, if we could put a man on the moon we could come up with a new cliché.

Slightly Off Center: Media Magic

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There has been a lot of media about the media in the media lately. It is sort of like thinking about your brain: It’s an endless loop of logical labyrinth poop. If you can’t believe the media, what exactly can you believe? More important: How do you know what you know?

Slightly Off Center: Faking It

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I’m not sure what to think of last month’s fake news scare, but I do know that 112% of people in over 53 states can’t recognize fake news. I don’t have any sources; everybody just knows this. According to a FOX news  statistically supervised poll, five out of four of its viewers believe that the […]

Slightly Off Center: Utah Fringes

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In journalistic jargon “30” means the end. That’s what Utah highway 30 is; it’s probably the last place you’d pick to explore in Utah but you should. Everybody brags on Highway 12 in Southern Utah but that is just boring postcard beauty. Highway 30 is the real unspoiled Utah.

Slightly Off Center: How to Be Happy

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This nation has such a lack of happiness it depresses me. What did I just say? I don’t even care if America is still great or needs to be made great again. What we really need is to be happy again. Maybe it is impossible in this political climate but we can try.

Slightly Off Center: Summer Memories

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The “lunch beep” vacation was about 48 summers ago but I remember it like it was yesterday’s selfie. In the days before all cars had entertainment centers or air conditioning and nobody had a pocket computer, you had to roll down the windows and experience the blunt force of your surroundings. Maybe you played automobile […]

 
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