Recent posts tagged media ecology


2020


The Burden Of Being Enthusiastic

I'm way behind on everything these days, and the biggest reason for that is there's just so much more of everything. But it's no crime to miss out, is it?

2018


Content, Content Everywhere

On the desire to turn everything into a franchise.

2017


57,000 Channels And Still Nothing On

On the "drawbacks to the all-access, all-free world".

2015


Higher Standardization Dept.

Why creators ought to hold themselves to a higher standard in terms of what they feed their imaginations.

The Perfect Hamburger Dept.

We shouldn't kid ourselves that consistent mediocrity is a worthy goal.

2014


Fifty Million Elvis Fans Strike Back Dept.

Because if it's popular, it has to be good! Right? Right?

2013


57 Media And Nothing On Dept.

On the video game of the TV series of the movie inspired by the book.

Your Characters Would Be Cooler If Only They Wore Designer Jeans Dept.

Is formula storytelling "better" just because it's more commercially successful?

The World Crashes In, Into My Living Room Dept.

Why the pipeline that deliver us the culture we have to live with is failing us.

Look, Ma, No Subject Matter! Dept.

Just having an audience doesn't mean you have something to say to it.

Mass Market, Crass Market Dept.

How economics supplants culture: a failure of marketing, and of imagination.


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