Worth reading: “The End of the Awl and the Vanishing of Freedom and Fun from the Internet“ I’d actually forgotten how fun and cool going online seemed way back when.
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I first learned about Sue Grafton from an article I read a long time ago, way back when the Kinsey Millhone books (“the alphabet mysteries”) were around “C” or “D” somewhere. She said that she started writing because she was … Continue reading
So, I decided to go see the movie Justice League, pretty much on impulse. I got to the theater, and I decided to buy a ticket from the ticket clerk (I feel kind of sorry for them these days — … Continue reading
So, it’s about time for a blog post (it must be, right?). I don’t have any grand unified field theory of writing to report or anything like that. But I guess I have some things. 1) I’m still working on … Continue reading
The Front Page/His Girl Friday. Nothing But the Truth (an underrated movie, by the way). Some others I can’t think of right now. So, I was especially please by this in the Washington Post: Reporter Hilde Kate Lysiak got the … Continue reading
I was raised in a New Yorker family. We were New Yorkers, yes, but we were also devotees of the New Yorker magazine. The one story I ever submitted for publication was submitted to the New Yorker. (We had a … Continue reading