The 2017 Oscars: Why a Shareable Ceremony Doesn’t Work

No question, the 89th Academy Awards will always be remembered for #EnvelopeGate, the Best Picture flub heard round the world. It’s an awards show’s ultimate nightmare–made even worse given that it happened in the social media age, when the error would be replayed, examined in close detail, and shouted to the world AS IT WAS … More The 2017 Oscars: Why a Shareable Ceremony Doesn’t Work

My 2017 Reading Goals: New Year, New Reading Challenges

I’m not a big believer in New Year’s resolutions, but recently I’ve seen a lot of reading-based annual goals that got me thinking. I really like the idea, but haven’t been able to find a list I would be happy sticking to. I was basically picking and choosing items from several lists to get around goals … More My 2017 Reading Goals: New Year, New Reading Challenges