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Now Reading: True Detective, journalism in the new media world, Elisabeth Moss, Peter Lanza

A selection of stories I read around the Web today … True Detective finale Slate’s David Haglund and Willa Paskin exchanged emails immediately after the finale and break it down … Haglund is more OK with all of the show’s … Continue reading

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“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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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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