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In his memoir A Moveable Feast, Ernest Hemingway recalled the time that he and his pal, Great Gatsby author F. Scott Fitzgerald, were talking about their dongs. (Excerpted text from Faded Page) In the time after Zelda had what was then called her first nervous breakdown and we happened to be in Paris at the… READ THE REST
Allison Parrish is one of my favorite poets; she writes code that transforms language into fascinating and evocative literary forms. Recently she wrote software that generates "compass poems". She'll plot words in the NSEW points on a compass, and her software interpolates new words in the in-between spaces, by finding midpoints between how the original… READ THE REST
In a parallel universe where our federal leadership didn't utterly botch the handling of a massive pandemic through sheer belligerent inaction, there would still be things like "literary festivals." And one of those events would have been SpringWrites in Ithaca, New York. And if that festival had taken place in person as planned in early… READ THE REST
English and Spanish top the list as the first and second most used languages in the United States, but what's the third? As your mind sprints through options like French, Chinese, or Japanese, there's a good chance you might not nail it on the first try. According to expert Trudy Suggs, the third most used… READ THE REST
If you're a musician, a podcast host, or any sort of audio content creator, you already know the drill. You record performances using your prime equipment, save your master files, then dump all of your content on your computer's audio workstation to create a proper mix. Up until now, there hasn't really been a better… READ THE REST
From humble beginnings in the 1980s, Asus has grown to become an international power in the world of tech, especially in the realm of personal computing. While their standing as the world's fifth-largest PC seller is nothing to sneeze at, one area where the Taiwanese firm has really excelled is in crafting some of the… READ THE REST