Silicon transistors. When Bell Labs introduced them in 1954, Dr. Wainwright knew he had the last piece of the puzzle.
It’s been a little bit since we’ve heard from April, but that just means she had more time to find the good stuff.
I don’t believe in writing magic.
When is James Brown not the star of his own “From the Stacks” feature? When he’s sharing the stage with Earl “Madman” Muntz.
It seems that everyone harbors secret fantasies of being a writer.
Fantagraphics recently published The Complete Peanuts: Comics and Stories, the last of a 26 volume hardcover collection capturing, well, the complete Peanuts.
We don’t see many quartets anymore.
Who are the good guys? They’re pretty easy to spot in books and movies, where ambiguity is a device rather than a sad reality. In everyday life, though, spotting heroes is more […]
Let’s use a simple story outline as a thought experiment:
Mary Tyler Moore died recently, and as a tribute a friend of mine posted the song that became the Mary Tyler Moore Show theme song. Listening to that track got me to […]