Rants & Ramblings

random commentary about culture, media, politics, technology and whatnot.


At that moment, though, none of us thought we were going to live. Steve tried to keep eye contact until they pulled the trigger. The rest of us felt the powerlessness of resignation. You feel empty when you know that it’s almost over.

— New York Times journalists Anthony Shadid, Lynsey Addario, Stephen Farrell and Tyler Hicks recount their recent capture in Libya (source)