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Category Archives: Reading

Spawned Mammoths and Falling Sperm Whales

“Woah.” My boyfriend was playing Skyrim and his character had just emerged from a cave. When the screen refreshed, the game glitched, showing two mammoths spawning from the sky and promptly … Continue reading

April 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

All Media is Exploitative

The Sony hacks have put news outlets and the rest of us as media consumers into an unprecedented intersection of terrorism, media, and ethics. Journalists like Anne Helen Peterson of … Continue reading

December 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Two Kinds of Imagination

The New Yorker’s Joshua Rothman recently wrote an article discussing the idea of being creative and how that has evolved from the Enlightenment Age through the Romantic Age to today. … Continue reading

September 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Experiencing Longforms

A complaint we hear time and time again in this modern, digital age is that attention spans are obnoxiously short. Everything is consumed in bite-sized chunks and as quickly as … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · 4 Comments

Recent Visual Essays – Summer 2013

It seems visual essays are picking up steam! The New York Times debuted earlier this month the first of a monthly series based on their column, Modern Love. Titled “Modern … Continue reading

August 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Judge That Book Cover

I was recently telling a quick anecdote about how, as a bookseller, I used to recommend books to customers based on their covers. Now, I know we were all taught … Continue reading

September 4, 2012 · 6 Comments


Something is happening right now which I am not sure is a sign that things are moving in the right direction or if it is just so much common sense … Continue reading

August 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Hyper Links & Hyperlinking

As I was writing an earlier blog post and creating a hyperlink, I thought to myself, “This is fun!” Yes, to hyperlinking! I am just as amused (disgusted? bored?) as … Continue reading

July 23, 2012 · 1 Comment

Not a Shelter

Perhaps I am dating myself a bit here with this post, but here goes. It isn’t news that the age of official adulthood has been going up. Turning eighteen used … Continue reading

June 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

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