February 7th, 2011
Communication is as challenging as it ever was. The exchange was prompted by a post on Dan Gillmor’s excellent journalism blog on Salon.com. When I saw Dan on the Mac version I did the requisite Google search for an answer and got the usual spam-filled and out-of-date search results. Like David Pogue at the New…
January 26th, 2011
…you can finish the sentence above. What does a publisher (or more likely the editor working for the publisher) do after s/he discovers that they are not infallible?
December 5th, 2010
Part of why the glass is more than half-full at The Future of Publishing: Xtranormal. If you can type, you can make movies…a very nifty site. I was going to make you a nice movie to prove it, but one runs into payment demands very quickly: The default actors and set for any Showpak (i.e. those…
November 22nd, 2010
Vivid words images from the film 60 WRITERS / 60 PLACES. The writer is Giancarlo DiTrapano. He runs the New York Tyrant, “a tri-quarterly literary magazine based in Hell’s Kitchen, focusing on the immediacy of the short story. The pieces, coming from voices both new and seasoned, are concise, evocative, often humorous, and sometimes surreal….
September 6th, 2010
“Can you blog with it?” “No. It’s a book.” Cute little video for a new book by Lane Smith…great example of the use of viral online media to promote…a book. “Lane Smith brilliantly captures the fears of today’s book lovers over e-readers in a children’s book — and does so with great humor.” —The…