Do whistle blowers deserve government wrath?

Thanks to Twitter and my fellow digital mates at Putman Media, the following blog post crossed my desk: PETA Classified as a 'Terrorist Threat by the USDA. After checking to make sure this wasn't a hoax or urband legend, I sat down with my morning beverage of choice...

Welcome to Erin's Edibles

This is me. Erin Erickson. web editor and mommy blogger extraordinaire. My job as the web editor doesn't give me a lot of opportunity to declare to readers the most interesting jobs I have in the world: being a parent to two kids ages 13 (a girl) and...

Multitasking media

How much media can any one person consume?  As a technologically-impaired geezer, I like to do one (two, when desperate) things at the same time. But according to BIGresearch's latest Simultaneous Media Survey (SIMM 11) of 15,727 people, I'm in the minority.

Buzz about caffeine

According to the National Coffee Association, more than 166 million Americans, or one out of every two, “drinks coffee at least daily." That translates to 400 million cups a day, or more than 146 billion cups per year, and makes the U.S. the leading consumer of coffee worldwide.