Well by now you’ve figured out that the blog hasn’t been the repository for Words With Nerds episode postings of late. A million excuses, a million regrets that all boil down to “too much to do and not enough time.” Believe me, if we could figure out a way to make a living doing this […]Read more "Catch Up with Words With Nerds: Open Forum"
Your finger hovers over “post.” You have a momentary conflict. Are you opening yourself up for conflict, or are you in store for a healthy, adult discussion? Odds are, you’re in store for a vitriolic explosion of cross–posting madness, with people from Column A firing their best salvos at those in Column B, and the […]Read more "Internet Discussion: Refresh Rates and Poppycock"
It’s pretty well-established, especially with the recent rash of “Flashback Blogs,” that kessel korner started a long time ago on a different server. That server is dead now, and while I’ve done my best to preserve everything I can from it, odds are I’ve left a few things that now will never see the light […]Read more "kessel korner is dead: Long Live kessel korner"
I was flipping through Netflix the other day, and I came across a documentary with the interesting title “9/11: In Plane Sight.” I didn’t read the recap, just thought it might be an interesting take on something that I still consider as gut-wrenching today as it was ten years ago. Well, I learned a valuable […]Read more "I’m Starting a New Conspiracy Theory"
Recently, I had promised to go see Water for Elephants with Agent Bun, and we had some movie ticket coupons which meant we’d be going “for free.” We met up after work, walked into the theatre and realized that Fandango’s movie times, researched on Thursday, did not project into Friday. So we had to adapt. […]Read more "A Tale of Two Funnies"
Just a few short days ago, I wrote a blog about how Old Media wasn’t quite dead and Donald Trump was able to leverage it as an avenue to strike a multimedia machine. And then Osama bin Laden got shot in the face, and it looks like Old Media may, in fact, be closer to […]Read more "Old Media v. New Media: The Revenge"
I just attended a conference where one of the big focal points was on the New Media. Twitter, SMS, Facebook, white-label social spaces were all bandied about as the new reality. I personally remain an advocate that blah, blah, blah, everything you’ve heard before. But I think that it was fascinating to have this all […]Read more "Old Media vs. New Media"