Separation October 11th, 2001 @ 10:34 am PDT
From the University of Florida’s Anthropology Department comes this article: Estimating the Ripple Effect of a Disaster. A related essay at Slate says, “According to their estimates, essentially all Americans — more than 80 percent of them — know someone who knows someone. We are all mourners at the second degree.” [link via Follow Me […]
Day! October 8th, 2001 @ 11:05 am PDT
The female anchor on the local NBC affiliate continues to pronounce Taliban as tal-EE-ban – with the ‘tal’ sounding like ‘pal’. The male anchor pronounces it the way everyone else does. I don’t understand this. There’s a guy in my office named Ed. If I came to work every day and called him Eed, I […]
WTC September 28th, 2001 @ 9:01 am PDT
The University of Sydney’s Department of Civil Engineering has a detailed and informative account of why the World Trade Center collapsed. [link via JJ]
Two Weeks September 25th, 2001 @ 10:07 am PDT
And now two.
The Daily Show September 24th, 2001 @ 9:36 am PDT
The view from my apartment was the World Trade Center and now it’s gone. They attacked it. This symbol of American ingenuity and strength and labor and imagination and commerce and it is gone. But you know what the view is now? The Statue of Liberty. The view from the south of Manhattan is now […]
Interactive Map September 20th, 2001 @ 2:58 pm PDT
I found an incredible interactive map – Transparent New York – at blogorama.
Baseball Chips In September 20th, 2001 @ 9:39 am PDT
Major League Baseball and the Players Association donated $10 million and announced the creation of the MLB-MLBPA Disaster Relief Fund on Wednesday to aid the victims of last week’s terrorist attacks in the United States.
UF / UT September 19th, 2001 @ 10:29 am PDT
The Florida vs. Tennessee football game has now officially been rescheduled for Dec. 1, and the SEC Championship game will be played Dec. 8. Also, the Florida vs. Miss. St. game on Sept. 29th will be televised by CBS and will be a 3:30 p.m. ET kick-off.
One Week after September 11 September 18th, 2001 @ 12:13 pm PDT
It’s been one week. So this is the first anniversary of sorts. And next week it will be two weeks. And then it will be a month since. And then it will be six months. And then a year. And then five years.
Curt Schilling September 17th, 2001 @ 2:34 pm PDT
Here is an awesome letter from Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Curt Schilling to the citizens of America. link via xero79.com Update: In the 20+ years since I originally wrote this post, Curt Schilling has somehow morphed into a right-wing lunatic. And the link to whatever he wrote and published on the Yahoo! MLB website has disappeared.