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David Sedaris’ “Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls,” part I

Next up is David Sedaris’ latest book of essays, “Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls,” and I ripped through the first 84 pages within a day or two of picking it up. First off: I have no idea what the title … Continue reading

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Vanished, part II: The end for the Arnett airmen

For part 1 of my “Vanished” review, click here. *** In the last “Vanished” post, the remarkable World War II book by Wil S. Hylton, I wrote that two things in particular would gnaw at me until they were resolved: … Continue reading

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Now Reading: Philip Seymour Hoffman, a better Twitter, CVS cigarettes, Amazon pilots

‘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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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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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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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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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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Now Reading: Uber’s great potential, Spotify’s mobile business, being nice online, snooze buttons

‘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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