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The AutoContent Wizard, Part 1

A few days ago, while helping my wife prepare a presentation for a class she’s teaching as an adjunct lecturer at the Medill School of Journalism, I was reminded of how much I hate PowerPoint. 1,008 more words


Kevin Eastman Steps in the MMA Cage with Cage Hero

Dynamite has announced a collaborative agreement with Surge Licensing, Inc., Ian Parker, and Mark Mastrandrea to develop a comic book series based on the brand new property… 359 more words


39. THE HOLLIES at CLIFFS PAVILION, Westcliff-On-Sea, Essex. Saturday, 7th March, 2015. + a few words about their albums "50 At Fifty"; and "Then, Now, Always".

When I was a kid back in the late 60’s, me dear ol’ Mum could often be found working away in the kitchen listening to the newly created BBC Radio One; and this is where I first became interested in music – listening as I played with toy cars or soldiers at the kitchen table.  1,052 more words

Phil The Music Quill

In this week's New Yorker

The staff outdid themselves for the 90th anniversary issue with substantial profiles of a string of extraordinary people:

  • “Holy Writ,” in which longtime New Yorker copy editor Mary Norris reveals the inner workings of the New Yorker’s famous copy desk;
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In This Week's New Yorker

The Ive Mind

Like many readers, I spent much of yesterday working my way through Ian Parker’s massive New Yorker profile of Apple designer Jonathan Ive. Over the years, we’ve seen plenty of extended feature pieces on Ive, who somehow manages to preserve his reputation as an intensely private man, but it feels like Parker set out to write the one to end them all: it’s well over fifteen thousand words long, and there were times, as I watched my progress creeping slowly by in the scroll bar, when I felt like I was navigating an infinite loop of my own. 761 more words


New Yorker profile of Jony Ive

The Shape of Things to Come

Ian Parker of The New Yorker profiles Jony Ive, Apple’s lead designer.

Back in the main room, Ive noted that he’d been watching “Moon Machines,” an old Discovery Channel series about the Apollo program.

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The Pharaoh

The Pharaoh

by Ian Parker, New Yorker, 2009

This article, which appeared in the issue of New Yorker I ever purchased, is a profile of Zahi Hawass, at the time the head of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt. 92 more words