Fall 2011. →
Sometimes you leave an academic advising appointment and then have your future all figured out. Sometimes you leave an academic advising appointment and your adviser then has Facebook messages and Twitter all figured out. Next time, maybe I can explain Tumblr.
Ions might charge the air, but they fell flat when it came to charging the...– David Sedaris, Me Talk Pretty One Day
This is actually exactly how I want to spend spring break, and I’m not...– Paula Skaggs
Future Journalism Project: Twitter the "Mayor" of... →
Puns! Typos! Social media! Falafel! Journalism! All my favorite things, combined in this one post: futurejournalismproject: I’m just sophomoric enough to still enjoy a typo or two when it comes from such a venerable a news organization as the New York Times. In an article exploring the 5th anniversary of the launch of Twitter, the Times substituted the word “mayor” for “major” when describing...
Today's giant problem with my public policy...
…is the authors’ choice to include Scott Peterson and OJ Simpson in the section titled “White Collar Crime.” Eh. White collar, wife killer. I mean, they SOUND kind of the same. It works.
Yesterday, in New Orleans’ Jackson Square, while my friend Ally was getting a henna tattoo from a lady with purple hair and matching eyebrows, I struck up a conversation with this guy. I promised him I wouldn’t text while driving, and then he gave me a free painting. So now I have this.
Someone asked me the other day what I want to be...
It’s a question that I haven’t heard in a while, at least not phrased in that way. At this point “the future” is more of a gray cloud of uncertainty, hanging overhead and showering us all with panic about choosing the right career paths, moving towards financial security—on top of finishing out the semester with decent grades and lining up summer internships. ...
When you grow up with New England winters, there’s a natural sarcasm you...– Nate Corddry