A history of The East Village Other, and its impact on New Journalism, Activism, and the Underground Press. From John Wilcock, New York Years.
Ethan Persoff will be speaking about the John Wilcock comic at The New School's Parsons School of Design, on Tuesday November 7, 7pm.
Visit Scott Marshall's website at http://scottmarshall.org.
We've been watching the cameraderie and conflict between CNN anchor Chris Cuomo and his brother, N.Y. Governor Andrew Cuomo, for nearly a year of pandemic coverage. With the news that governor Cuomo was covering up thousands of deaths in nursing homes, CNN has finally, belatedly banned anchor Cuomo from covering him. Chris Cuomo hosted his… READ THE REST
Andrew Callaghan travels the United States for his All Gas No Brakes YouTube Channel. VICE has a great profile about his approach to covering the high weirdness that is America. Here's his coverage of the pandemic year's Independence Day celebrations: Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim's Abso Lutely Productions is reportedly developing a series with Callaghan.… READ THE REST
The Washington Post has an excellent new multimedia exploration of the impact of COVID-19 layoffs on longtime employees at Florida's Walt Disney World park. Mixing large-scale headline news—Disney laying off 28,000 cast members in September, and 4,000 more the day before Thanksgiving, while executives get raises—with carefully observed personal details, author Greg Jaffe paints a… READ THE REST
Considering the explosion of robotic vacuum cleaners in recent years, is it really much of a surprise that now your front yard is getting into the act as well? If you can set a robo vac on standby to automatically start spinning around your house and gobbling up dirt and grime, it makes sense that the… READ THE REST
Worrying about data breaches isn't just for the Amazons and Facebooks of the world. Oh sure, you should be concerned if you're one of the 533 million who had info exposed in the latest Facebook breach. But a bigger worry is what happens if customer information, details that you're responsible for, somehow get exposed to… READ THE REST
There are plenty of top-notch quality knives and knife sets crafted all over the world, from Germany, France, and the heart of Europe, to plenty of premium craftsmen in the U.S. But there's definitely something about a finely honed blade made from Japanese steel that still absolutely stops knife shoppers dead in their tracks. For… READ THE REST