Things to Read

A review of the book Deadly Spin, which is an inside look at how for-profit insurance companies use PR to make their policies palatable.

From a piece on why the L.A. public schools are not participating in a reality TV show: “Reality TV has a formula. You either have to have drama or create conflict to be successful. We’re not interested in either.”

And this was nicely put:

Conflating fatness with binge eating is no different from conflating anorexia with thinness.  You can’t tell how someone eats from how they look.

On a more humorous note, apparently Han Solo (in carbonite) appeared in many episodes of Firefly.  Which reminds me of this song…

Lyrics are on in this here PDF.

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