Travels With the Booby: Antigua, Guatemala

Welcome to the first instalment of “Travels With the Booby”. Remember, guys, travel can be a vital part of your self-education, so take it seriously, just don’t forget to have a good time, too. The first purpose of this series is for the Booby to impart his knowledge and perceptions of specific locales around the … Continue reading Travels With the Booby: Antigua, Guatemala

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A Common Misconception About Owning Stocks

As promised, the Booby will occasionally share advice regarding your money, and how to potentially make it work for you and increase your options, opportunities, and power. If you’re careful and disciplined, owning stocks can contribute to all the above. Owning stocks is not foolproof, of course. There are risks, and doing it right requires … Continue reading A Common Misconception About Owning Stocks

Mainstream News Media: Pimping Reality for Your Pleasure

Welcome back. Today the Booby exposes some unspoken truths about the modern mainstream news media. It’s fitting, given that last week’s post looked at Neil Postman’s important book, Amusing Ourselves to Death. Today we'll see Mr. Postman’s observations and prophecies come alive. Where to start? Exposing the ideological filters through which the modern news media portrays … Continue reading Mainstream News Media: Pimping Reality for Your Pleasure