Category Archives: Publishing

Deadline Approaches For Book About Steve Ditko On Kickstarter

Regards, Ditko – An Exploration Into the Mind of Steve Ditko 143 backers is an inexplicably low number for this project. Steve Ditko was one of the elemental artists of Marvel Comics in the 1960s. He was a primary force … Continue reading

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Kickstarter: A Book About Artist Steve Ditko

Something exciting on Kickstarter: Regards, Ditko – An Exploration Into the Mind of Steve Ditko Regards, Ditko is the true story of my four-year correspondence with one of the most private comic book artists of the past century. Named after … Continue reading

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Project Xanadu: A Hypertext “Nelson Document”

Another parallel format– The “Pale Fire” demo, fifty years late It sounds great. And the document can be seen here. I had a problem.

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More Tech Press Corruption Unveiled

5G Got me Fired This is a cautionary tale. Anyone writing for any publisher in today’s commercial market, where the managed advertorial and native ad seems to be the only way to make money, needs to be cautious. More importantly … Continue reading

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“Service Fees.” Um, What?

Electric Bike Review explains a new twist on getting paid … I Get Paid for Reviews… Here’s How it Works #TruthInAdvertising I don’t yet know what to think about that. The word that immediately comes to mind is “Advertorial.” Previously … Continue reading

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So This Is How The Village Voice Dies

The Village Voice ends editorial production, lays off half of staff Another part of New York City has died.

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Alex Jones? Puhleeze.

The White Pill & My New Focus Holding up Alex Jones as an example of restricting speech freedom is delusional. How would you feel if you were a Sandy Hook parent looking at Jones’ bullshit that the murder of your … Continue reading

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Harlan Ellison On Being Forgotten

I spent last Friday ripping all the videos at Harlan Ellison’s YouTube Channel. Because I expect all of them to disappear at some point. Ellison had publicly stated — probably more than once — that he had a burn notice … Continue reading

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YouTube’s Sponsor Button Goes Live

Look what just popped up at a video: Clicking on it …

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Amazon Kindle Edition Versus Apple Books (iBooks) Edition

I decided to see what Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art was selling for as a Kindle edition and as an Apple Books (iBooks) edition. It was a rather eye-popping experience.

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