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Experiencing: Pink’s Summer Carnival


On Thursday, Claire and I went to see Pink’s Summer Carnival concert at Sofi. I’m not the biggest Pink fan. I still think her first album is my favorite, and that wasn’t music that was reflective of her voice, which is what her subsequent work would become. That said, even without being the biggest fan of Pink’s later work, Pink puts on a great show. The Summer Carnival...

Work: Flowers, a documentary series celebrating Black creativity


I’ve spent the past year working on this project, but it would be more accurate to say I’ve spent the past five years working towards this project. For the past year, I’ve been working with my talented co-workers Brian Farnham and Nyree Emory in partnership with Ben Proudfoot and his amazing team at Breakwater Studios to put together a documentary series that will chronicle the...

Reading: Taylor Lorenz’s “Extremely Online”


As I was finishing up Ben Smith’s Traffic, I messaged Taylor Lorenz that finishing Ben’s book had made me excited to read hers. Traffic is the story of the modern internet through the lens of two people obsessed with harnessing the energy that internet traffic was capable of generating, Gawker’s Nick Denton and Buzzfeed’s Jonah Peretti. It was entertaining, insightful, and...

Experiencing: Art Laboe Connection


It’s the end of a very long week in what has been a very long month during a very long quarter. In other words, I’m a bit tired and in need of a break. My plan was to use this weekend to do nothing and relax, but before doing that, I’d had plans to go to see the Art Laboe Connection: Remembering Art show at the YouTube Theater with friends, and I’m glad I did. The show...

Fresh Start


I lost my last website, which was less one site and really 20 years of blog posts from various blogs I’ve had over the years. It was kind of a relief, though, to be able to start from scratch, so that’s what I’m doing. Some new things I’m trying My dream from 1997 through present has been to have a website that doubles as my own starting page for the internet. This site...

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