Alan Caruba gives a stimulating examination to the subject of boredom. He’s the CEO of a fictitious organization getting to the root of all things boring. We discuss whether or not Americans are bored with the looming Debt Ceiling Crisis.

New media provocateur and journalist, Bill Wasik—originator of the “flash mob”—discusses how anyone with a computer can influence the media by initiating a small ripple of a story that can turn into a tsunami.