Hugh McGuire

publishing, technology, media, philosophy, a bit of politics.

airport security

Security Guard: What is in this tube? Me: Prescription skin cream. SG: What is it for? Me: ? SG: What is it for? Me: … Um… a skin condition. SG: Did a doctor prescribe this? Me: Yes. SG: Do you have a note from the doctor? Me: The prescription label is on the tube. Right […]

blog commenters

The people who comment here tend to be thoughtful and interesting even if I don’t agree with them, so whenever I see discussions about commenters on blogs acting like tools, I think, oh well, don’t seem to have that problem here. Then every once in a while I post something that seems to attract attention […]