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Entries by Michael Sigman from 10/2012

InsightLA: 10 Years of Good Dharma

| Posted 10.05.2012 | Healthy Living

This fall, InsightLA celebrates its 10th anniversary -- a decade during which Trudy and an ever-growing band of colleagues have helped change the lives of thousands of Angelenos.

New/Old Stones Flick: Does Satisfaction With '60s Idealism Endure?

| Posted 10.16.2012 | Fifty

Does the '60s generation still want to change the world? In the new cut of the Rolling Stones documentary, "Charlie Is My Darling -- Ireland 1965," a 22-year-old Mick Jagger ponders the staying power of his generation's peace/love/liberation/rebellion ethos.

Who Wants a Bully in the Oval Office?

| Posted 10.22.2012 | Politics

Romney's 2010 book is revealing not only for its title -- No Apology -- but also for its subtitle, The Case for American Greatness. For Mitt, America's greatness is defined by blustery aggressiveness without apology, In a word, bullying.

Uncommon Sense: Self-Driving Cars and Books That Write Themselves

| Posted 10.26.2012 | Comedy

A webzine recently asked me to write 100 words on the question, "If you had to choose between blindness and deafness, which sense would you keep?" I gave them one word: "common."

Reflections on a (Missed) High School Reunion

| Posted 10.30.2012 | Fifty

I was disappointed that I wouldn't get to hang out with some of my favorite people. But though I missed the laughs and the hugs, the very process of cancelling gave me another gift which is, in a way, even more meaningful.