Category Archives: adventure

Notes from the Hurricane: Surviving Sandy in NYC

When the power went off, I saw a blue flash in the sky and heard something like a sonic boom. But an earlier Con Ed robocall had promised “pre-emptive” power shutdown, so we didn’t think much of it. The lights … Continue reading

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Anthologize Now

or, the perpetual need for binding and boundaries in discourse “You can’t win, Darth. If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.” – Obi-Wan Kenobi The book has not, and will not, die. … Continue reading

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reviving the kino-eye

i will off to ireland it just a few days to shoot a documentary on gaelic games. the documentary is sponsored by an at&t “new media” fellowship and was organized by the watson institute at brown. i’m thrilled to be … Continue reading

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a media humanist’s manifesto

we are tired of division: media, culture, society, law, meaning, humanity, and so on. these are interconnected terms, defined by one another. they must be re-united. explication has been held prisoner by written language for too long. as if we … Continue reading

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the browser’s frieze

over the summer, i got a chance to see gustav klimt’s beethoven frieze nestled in the basement of the architecturally stunning (but otherwise uninteresting) secession building. having had no idea before of the mere existence of the beethoven frieze i … Continue reading

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