Favorites of 2013

As 2013 winds to a close and Auld Land Syne and college football fill our ears and eyes, I (Chris) have always found it a profoundly beneficial and thanks-generating exercise to think back on the year and compile some lists.  Don’t construe our lists as necessarily “best ofs,” there are plenty of those to be…

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Screened (And the Scandalous Act of Reading Ink on a Page)

Screens.  Mounted on the walls of our living rooms, clutched within our palms, resting on our laps, suspended by cables in airports and restaurants—we are a “screened” society.  The glow, the gloss, the glimmering titillation—a screen is an optical vortex.  Our attention is ever sucked screen-ward.  Converse with someone within visual range of a screen,…

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