Tag Archives: Media

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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Lone Survivor and the task of reviewing war films

Few benefits exist for the month-late moviegoer, but one is the ability to consume reactions to a film before the film itself if you choose. This was my experience with Lone Survivor, Peter Berg’s film about Operation Red Wings and … 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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Now Reading: Inc, business, whiskey, American Hustle

‘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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Malcolm Gladwell’s “David and Goliath” and popular Gladwell bashing

Sadly, the more Malcolm Gladwell writes, it seems, the less the general conversation about Malcolm Gladwell concerns his writing. Instead, critical pieces pile up, and it’s become popular almost to tear at his work so harshly that, in many cases, … Continue reading

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Now Reading: Junod on George Clooney, women in sports, Lee Harvey Oswald

‘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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