January 28th, 2019
There’s a challenge in assessing the impact of economic events on the publishing and entertainment industries over the last several decades. On the one hand these are largely hits-driven businesses. For the movie industry, a new superheroes franchise winner can counteract a downward trend in overall admissions (and popcorn) spending.
April 7th, 2011
On April 5th three musicians celebrated the 100th anniversary of Seattle’s Union Station with a free performance using instruments they made and by utilizing the building’s cavernous interior. This lovely short video was made by The Seattle Times’s Ken Lambert.
January 1st, 2009
I’ve chosen the first day of the new year to inaugurate a series of blogs and essays that I refer to as “The Laws of the Future of Publishing.” The idea came to me last summer in Toronto, in conversation with my wonderful webmaster and web designer, Elia Kanaki. I wanted to try to distill…