More books are being adapted to television than ever before. But even the prospect of adaptation is changing what gets published in the first place. @LBMcGrath, @jdporterlive, and I on the “option aesthetics” of contemporary fiction for @TheAtlantic
NEW - In a case in Tennessee, a driver is suspected of drinking and causing the death of a passenger.
Cops grab data from the airbag module that records speed, braking, throttle.
I wanted to know what other parts of a car are watching what you do…
“It’s no longer just a matter of the more we buy, the more land is turned into warehouses. It’s a matter of how fast we do it too. To ensure the shortest time between desire and its fulfilment, spaces are enclosed, emptied, fenced off for commodities.”
this from @SafyHallanFarah perfectly articulates so many things re: gen z i think about constantly but haven't been able to verbalize: "The great American cool is nearly dead, slipping out of the grasp of Gen Z, who seem too busy being themselves to care." https://t.co/lXVUKRJa7W
”The future, with all of its ideological baggage, and its smoldering graveyard of unfulfilled dreams, has failed us. We’d do well to abandon it, and start figuring out how we might survive the present.“
My former father in law loved this story - just read it again and it needs to be made into a TV drama immediately.
The worst sales promotion in history: Hoover's free flight fiasco https://t.co/2DkjFd4amf
Why are some members of the Royal Family Princes and Princesses, some Dukes and Duchesses and Earls and Countesses, while others don’t have any titles at all?
A simplified guide to understanding British Royal Titles:
Interesting @kdrum post on the decline of blogs that includes, among other things, this provocative theory for why Google let Reader die, and no other major company picked up RSS effectively. https://t.co/4YUqnjRzUi https://t.co/A5K89T1Bq0
Im @ndaktuell findet sich ein sehr spannender Text, über die Verwertungslogik und den Finanzmarktkapitalismus innder Musikindustrie. Jetzt verstehe ich ein bisschen was Bob #Dylan gemacht hat, kann es aber noch viel weniger nachvollziehen. https://t.co/zaD1Me7bZH
Der wunderbare Leopold Zaak hat in seiner Kolumne für MEEDIA klug aufgeschrieben, warum wir alle aufhören sollten, uns bei Twitter gegenseitig die Egos zu streicheln. #meisterstück. https://t.co/ibjW85UC2z @larsweisbrod