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Only one degree separating Kevin Bacon from tzedakah
Kevin Bacon and I are connected. I was in a movie with Julia Roberts, who was in Flatliners with Kevin Bacon. Two degrees. (OK, so I was in a movie theater with Julia Roberts, but I am connected through my extra work in "Keeping the Faith"*.)
When you think about it, "Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon" is really the original social networking (a phrase which a friend recently told me is "out" among her techie friends, who now prefer "social media"). And Kevin, as unofficial and inadvertent founder of the "we're all connected to each other" concept, is now teaming with Network For Good to form, er, a network for good, and giving tzedakah a "Bacon number" of 1.
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