Content, Content Everywhere (2018/02/07 05:00)
On the desire to turn everything into a franchise.
57,000 Channels And Still Nothing On (2017/07/27 07:00)
On the "drawbacks to the all-access, all-free world".
Higher Standardization Dept. (2015/01/14 10:00)
Why creators ought to hold themselves to a higher standard in terms of what they feed their imaginations.
The Perfect Hamburger Dept. (2015/01/10 02:00)
We shouldn't kid ourselves that consistent mediocrity is a worthy goal.
Fifty Million Elvis Fans Strike Back Dept. (2014/12/12 11:00)
Because if it's popular, it has to be good! Right? Right?
57 Media And Nothing On Dept. (2013/07/05 10:00)
On the video game of the TV series of the movie inspired by the book.
Your Characters Would Be Cooler If Only They Wore Designer Jeans Dept. (2013/05/24 10:00)
Is formula storytelling "better" just because it's more commercially successful?
The World Crashes In, Into My Living Room Dept. (2013/05/23 10:00)
Why the pipeline that deliver us the culture we have to live with is failing us.
Look, Ma, No Subject Matter! Dept. (2013/05/18 10:00)
Just having an audience doesn't mean you have something to say to it.
Mass Market, Crass Market Dept. (2013/05/15 10:00)
How economics supplants culture: a failure of marketing, and of imagination.
Science fiction, rebooted.
New York City
Other Lives Of The Mind