The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

A montage set to music: The best movies of 2013

Movies are all around us. Kind of like the Force, before George Lucas ruined it with all that claptrap about midichloridians or whatever. Films live inside your TV, your iPhone, … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 3 Comments

3 ways to change the digital world FOREVER

It is official: social media now dominates the Series of Tubes. Every year, these smart people produce a slick video about the interwebs, and this year’s video is especially good … Continue reading

December 15, 2012 · 7 Comments

Is journalism dead?

By Alex Corey Contributing Editor Every day, you see stories wailing about the death of journalism, about newspapers shedding jobs or closing their doors. So is journalism dead? Or is it … Continue reading

November 24, 2012 · 7 Comments

5 ways to make blog posts GO ALL VIRAL

There is no guaranteed method, no secret way, to make a blog post that causes the Series of Tubes to explode. Anybody who says otherwise is a lying liar full … Continue reading

October 27, 2012 · 10 Comments

Banning women from college degrees is an achy breaky big mistakey

I try to stay away from politics on this silly blog. HOWEVER: government peoples in Iran just banned women from 77 different college degrees. I am not making that up. Read the … Continue reading

August 23, 2012 · 17 Comments

COUNTDOWN by Beyonce and some genius student in a snuggie

OK, so it’s one thing to take (1) one of the most talented singers in the solar system and (2) a bunch of professional backup dancers, set designers, choreographers and … Continue reading

July 23, 2012 · 35 Comments

Zooming on das Autobahn to Belgium, the friendliest place IN THE WORLD

So I’m driving on the Autobahn from Frankfurt, Germany to Goze, Belgium on zero sleep for about 36 hours, which is not the wisest thing in the world when you’re … Continue reading

June 25, 2012 · 2 Comments