Driving Blind: Dead Novelists and a Leaker on the Run
“Over the years, they had destroyed all of him, removing hands, arms, and legs and leaving him with substitutes as delicate and useless as chess pieces. And now they were tampering with something more intangible–the memory; they were trying to cut the wires which led back into another year.”
A guide to how Vox Media designs its sites and why they’re on the cutting edge of long form layouts.
A (belated) postmortem on The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and why it was so terrible (the movie that is).
Sam Barsanti analyzes Microsoft’s flip-flop on the Xbox One and the context it happened in.
Literature as freedom, and freedom as literature.
Writing to death, and how novelists use their novels as platforms to work through their existential irreconcilables.
Why Zack Snyder’s literalism falls short in adapting classic graphic novels for the big screen.
Creating a space between rape culture and seduction manuals.
Jerry Brown drags his feet on prisoner over-crowding in a way reminiscent of how Southern states dealt with de-segregation.
Apparently the NSA leaks actually help President Obama, and attest to the due diligence of his administration and the bureaucracies it oversees.
Then again there’s that whole unprecedented crackdown on whistle-blowers and leaks by the most transparent administration ever.
Meanwhile, some people are afraid of a Wikileaks repeat as the NSA program’s defenders start comparing Snowden to Assange.