Tag Archives: Malcolm Gladwell

The LeBron Question

The Heat won the championship last night, moving LeBron James from the front of the sports page to the front page proper, with slightly larger font. I don’t watch the NBA but the championship is always exciting; more interesting to … Continue reading

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A Christmastide Roundup

For a variety of reasons, I’m not much for gifts at Christmas*. But I can generally count on receiving one or two and, in spite of myself, I get pretty excited about that. This year proved no different. The latest … Continue reading

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I Would Enroll In a Class Just to See Malcolm Gladwell

Have you heard of MTVU’s program “Stand In”? I had not. I think I last saw MTVU in 2004 or so when it was always on in the Student Center on campus, and all I really remember is getting Franz … Continue reading

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The Tipping Point, by Malcolm Gladwell

The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, by Malcolm Gladwell Back Bay Books, 2002. 301 pages. I went to a Protestant Christian high school whereat there was every year a “chapel week,” which I suppose was … Continue reading

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