I can’t say why, but often I find deeper meaning in the most mundane of subjects. It reminds me of a short lived sitcom starring Howard Hessman (and also a young newcomer named Robin Givens) who played a teacher that would start each class with a story of something completely unrelated to the lesson, but bring it around by the end in some pithy, unexpected way. Like a story about baseball that teaches you about the cuban missile crisis, a part of history that could have been seriously altered if Fidel Castro had been a successful MLB prospect.
Although I am not as skilled as Hessman’s hollywood writing talent at achieving the intellectual bait and switch, I did take a stab at the thematic device in my latest column in Time Compression magazine.
To read “The Relative Value of Inventory”, click here.