October 3rd, 2008

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“Well today has been actually very positive and interesting. I am downtown in my neighborhood, in my old haunts, for the day because today and tomorrow I'm at a Web Development and Design Conference. It's actually <i>in</i> the building where I used to work, where I was fired. So that was a little disconcerting at first to walk in the building and whatever...

But the conference is very good and the other thing is I went home for lunch and it's interesting. I haven't been downtown on a weekday in a long time...”

Transcribed by: wiebke
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Writer's Block: Day of German Unity

It’s the Day of German Unity, marking the 1990 reunification of East and West Germany. In our current period of global instability, do you ever feel nostalgic for the seeming simplicity of the Cold War?

Only the truly awesome Communist propaganda out of Russia and Eastern Europe. Especially since a lot of it was red, white and black, my fav color scheme. Oh, and some of the fashions that developed in those countries, cut off and/or deliberately going against the West.