John Smith

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Facebook Just Keeps Getting Worse

    ​Over the years, whenever Facebook has made changes, people have inevitably complained --  on Facebook -- about the changes Facebook made to Facebook. "I'm leaving Facebook," those people would declare, on Facebook. Of course, few of them ever actually left Facebook. Until recently, I have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Facebook Fumbles Its Way Toward a Phone

    ​Facebook is building a phone, the Wall Street Journal's All Things Digital is reporting this week in a series of posts. Facebook basically has to do it if it wants to stay in competition with Apple and Google as the go-to online destination -- or platform, or "ecosystem." Lots of people make Fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2010

    Workplace Letter: 'Girl, Your Boobs Are Looking Spectacular These Days'

    RenoirThere are just some things you're not supposed to talk to your female co-workers about. For nearly four years. Against their will. ​An office worker who liked big boobs and he could not lie -- and the government department that allegedly allowed him to explicitly inform a female colleague of ... More >>

  • Film

    April 2, 2008
  • Film

    January 18, 2006

    Origin of Innocence

    The New World boldly reclaims the Pocahontas tale from Disney

  • Dining

    April 14, 2004

    Not So Inviting

    Why do people get so worked up about what's written on an envelope?

  • Film

    January 21, 2004
  • Dining

    June 6, 2001

    Woman, Abroad

    How to dress in Paris

  • Dining

    August 2, 2000

    Some Hot Tamales

    Barrasa Market; La Limeñita; La Palma Mexicatessen; Panchita's; Roosevelt Tamale Parlor

  • Film

    September 18, 1996
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