Even though selling ink on paper as a business has a host of problems that don’t involve slowly killing Mother Earth there is a common perception (among printheads and publisher types) that by going green, getting carbon neutral, cleaning up production and distribution, life could go on and business could return to normal. Without a […]
This guy has been nothing but fun to watch and intelligent since his days on SportsCenter. Over the past few years he has become the country’s best voice of sanity. Here he delivers some sense on the Clinton campaign’s handling of the Ferraro fiasco.
Above: A nice, crisp, ten minute video of author Jeff Gordinier discussing the main themes of his new book on Generation X – X Saves The World – due out on March 31. I have to admit I haven’t thought much about the social implications and context of my generation, Gen X, in quite a […]
They’re dismantling Conjoined – the Roxy Paine steel trees in Madison Square Park – and I am sad to see it go. I walk through that park pretty much every day and I have seen a slew of art projects come and go, but none seemed to resonate as deeply with the people who happened […]
Bo Sacks is a guy I have tremendous respect for and I hope his vision of the magazine industry of the future does come to pass, but I’m just not as confident as he is that publishing models won’t need to change. His assumption is that the substrate will change but our interaction with it […]
The first video for REM’s new album due in April is actually their first videos (plural) for the first single Supernatural Superserious. The band is taking an innovative approach to the music video and putting raw clips up on the web for fans to “remix” and share (via YouTube) under an open source license that […]
Case in point: Spin Magazine has put it’s entire February issue online – without modification – as a digital magazine (Texterity seems to be the vendor used). Guess what? It is just as cumbersome, awkward, and user-hostile as most attempts at this kind of thing. What looks to be a wonderfully rich print design is […]