Category Archives: John Unger Zussman

What We Learned from the Roosters

You know how roosters crow in the morning to greet the dawn? That’s a myth, we learned when we moved in. Continue reading

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Everyone is Guilty of Something

Everyone is Guilty of Something By John Unger Zussman Stories are transformative. They have the power to change our minds and open our hearts, to help us experience the world through other eyes and walk a mile in other shoes. … Continue reading

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Cash

Cash By John Unger Zussman My grandfather loved horses and gambling more than he loved my grandmother, so he spent a lot of time at the racetrack. From time to time a small envelope would appear in our mail addressed … Continue reading

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An Epidemic of Overtreatment

An Epidemic of Overtreatment By John Unger Zussman Last month, I previewed Roger Weisberg’s new documentary about medical overtreatment, Money and Medicine, which premiered on PBS on September 25. You can view the film in full on its PBS website. … Continue reading

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Is More Health Care Better?

Is More Health Care Better? Money and Medicine By John Unger Zussman I never envisioned our life together to be possibly shortened. We were looking at cruising off into the sunset and we’re still actively raising children! And here you … Continue reading

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The Apple / IBM Difference: A Tribute to Steve Jobs

I never knew Steve Jobs, but I almost worked for him twice. I interviewed for a technical writer position at Apple in 1980, and for the director of documentation role at NeXT in 1993. In truth, I was both sorry … Continue reading

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Pas de Deux on the High Wire

For Chelsea and Maz, whose wedding last weekend prompted me to dust this off. And for Patti. Pas de Deux on the High Wire by John Unger Zussman One Saturday, in our twenties, We put up the tightrope. Eyed it … Continue reading

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