Tag Archives: digital media

“Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls,” part II: David Sedaris’ book of essays

For part I of my “Lets Explore Diabetes With Owls” review, click here. *** Instead of posting something midway through David Sedaris’ latest book of essays – “Let’s explore diabetes with owls” – like I intended to do, I plowed … Continue reading

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Now Reading: Internet ruining TV, write like Hemingway, dating apps, LeBron James in GQ, bullet wounds

A selection of stories I read around the Web today … How the Internet sucks the joy out of TV shows Vijith Assar had an interesting essay on Wired the other day about how the Internet, and how we align … Continue reading

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Now Reading: Eric Church, Bill Murray’s career, Netflix vs. HBO, Michael Sam, amazing photos, Roger Angell

A selection of stories I read around the Web today … What did you read? Eric Church profile I stumbled across the profile linked above through this shorter post from Patrick Doyle in Rolling Stone on Eric Church, and both … Continue reading

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A new book review style and Vanished, part 1

We’re gonna try something a little different: When books are the content type of choice on this blog, I’m no longer going to wait until I finish the book to write about it. Instead, I’ll post blogs while I’m reading … Continue reading

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The archive of the Internet

Apropos of nothing, over the weekend I was thinking about the mere hours a significant amount of content is relevant on the Internet. It probably was spurred by the deluge of stuff around the Super Bowl and how something posted … Continue reading

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Now Reading: The digital media bubble, American Hustle’s flaws, Brian Stelter’s rise, prayers

‘Now Reading’ is a collection and sharing of online stories and is meant for minimal consumption by the few readers of this blog. Topics include books, food, culture, photography, media and technology … there are no rules. Have a story … Continue reading

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Chuck Culpepper will go anywhere for anything, damn it, and good for him

I could be totally wrong about this, but it feels like digital media is just beginning to figure out that it’s, in the vast majority of cases, supposed to be something altogether different than media in the predominantly printed-page time. … Continue reading

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Is technology really driving us apart?

It’s become almost a cliché barb the anti-smartphone, anti-social media contingent keeps close anytime they see another person in another “social” situation staring at screen: Technology is making us a less social society at best and driving us completely apart … Continue reading

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Social media and why we share Internet content

Whatever free time I had in the first week or so of the new year, which wasn’t much considering it coincided with the culmination of college football’s season (and that, for me, means many hours working), I spent it rummaging … Continue reading

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Now Reading: 2013 writing advice, David O. Russell on film, Storyful and social media

‘Now Reading’ is a collection and sharing of online stories and is meant for minimal consumption by the few readers of this blog. Topics include books, food, culture, photography, media and technology … there are no rules. Have a story … Continue reading

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