Author Archives: SMHoenig

from Days of Awe by Hugh Nissenson

pg 271 “I’m grateful to have spent so much of my allotted time in time with you…” pg 285 [speaking to the Rabbi] “Tell me honestly. Do you ever experience loving God?” “Occasionally, while praying I experience You! You! You! … Continue reading

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ZERO things you need to know about social media

Gotcha, huh? You clicked through because you’ve never seen a tweet promising ZERO things you need to know. What a relief that’d be. You don’t see many tweets these days that say, Hey, ya know what, that whole social media … Continue reading

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Cyclists Who Use Social Media Well

* repost from November 21, 2009, which is, like, forever ago * When I became Social Media Director at TX TOUGH, an event-based, pledged fundraiser benefiting Dallas Children’s Medical Center run by pro cyclist, Geoff Godsey, I picked up the … Continue reading

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Response to Friedman’s Next 100 Years

Friedman’s is certainly a clearer view on a bigger scope of reality than I’ve previously accessed. I wonder, who are his contemporaries? I say “contemporaries” because the media play on him would hold that he’s peerless. Who else does what … Continue reading

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How I Came to George Friedman’s The Next 100 Years

Margaret Atwood, The Year of the Flood; Mad Max; Book of Eli; Bladerunner; Terminator; Fifth Element; Terra Nova; Joss Whedon’s “World That Was”; the American Torchwood; even The Hot Zone, that 90s Ebola non-fiction thriller; and mostly, the book that makes Stephen King’s The Stand … Continue reading

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Outtakes from the First Draft

Maybe in every age of humanity — no matter the objective status of a given population — maybe you can always find somebody who thinks things are simply marvelous and somebody who thinks it’s all one hairy clusterfuck. Well, of … Continue reading

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Rearranging deck chairs and the band played on

Take the whole kit with the caboodle Experience life don’t deplore it Shake hands with time don’t kill it Open a lookout Dance on a brink Run with your wildfire You are closer to glory leaping an abyss than upholstering … Continue reading

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