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A life in pulp fiction

When I was but knee-high to a grasshopper, Dad would often pop his head into whatever bubble I was in at the time and spin a battered and yellowing paperback onto my lap. “Here, read that. You’ll like it,” he would say. Then he’d wander off to build a homeless shelter or a school or […]

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Double-fisting screens

The ‘Golden Age of Media’ is gone for good. TV isn’t more boring than it used to be. The stories and production are probably better. But when was the last time you watched TV without getting distracted by your phone?  Is that because TV now is crap? Or because our phones have us better trained than […]