He’s in a band, too. Do you influence each others’ musical tastes?
[My kids have] been coming to concerts with me for years. Last night Gus and I went to see Tom Petty. We saw the Rolling Stones together, we saw Eric Clapton at Madison Square Garden. He turned me on to…new stuff like The Strokes.
Dr. Strom said people should not eat too much salt, but he also said that the data on the health effects of sodium were too inconsistent for the committee to say what the upper limit of sodium consumption should be.
Good news, everyone who’s only eating 1500 milligrams of salt a day: You can have 2300 milligrams. Or more, we’re not really sure yet. We’ll get back to you.
See It My Way
There’s an Enders Game movie coming out, with Harrison Ford and Ben Kingsley. I read the book about five times as a kid (it’s certainly central to the nerd canon*) but haven’t thought of it in years. What is the perspective that age brings? That the moral construction of the book is abhorrent.
* Besides Orson Scott Card, you’ve got (in no particular order) Tolkien, Jordan, Asimov, Heinlen, Herbert, Pratchett, Green, Adams, Dick, Gaiman, Martin, Bradbury, Gibson, Stephenson and, god, reams and reams of just awful Star Wars fiction.