Stephen Colbert on Social Inequality

As anyone fond of “truthiness,” humor, or television knows, long time Daily Show member Stephen Colbert has, since October 2005, had his own show: The Colbert Report.

Where Daily Show anchor John Stewart plays it in some ways more conservatively, holding to a tradition . . . → Read More: Stephen Colbert on Social Inequality

Theater Attendance: Affected by the Economy or Are There Other Forces at Play?

When many people think of the arts and the economy, they would expect a pretty fairly coordinated response between a strong economy and strength in arts programs and, conversely, a struggling economy and weakened arts. It makes sense since funding for the arts is often the first to go in tight economic times, the . . . → Read More: Theater Attendance: Affected by the Economy or Are There Other Forces at Play?

How Telemedicine Will Replace the Once-Sacred Doctor’s Exam

Despite the advances of “Going Live” that I wrote about previously, there are some areas of the health system where a computer cannot replace the presence of a human doctor. In medicine the sacred territory of the doctor is the “physical exam” – the physical examination of a patient. This is the Holy Grail . . . → Read More: How Telemedicine Will Replace the Once-Sacred Doctor’s Exam