Jesse Thorn is best known as the host of the podcast/public radio program The Sound of Young America. He's made a name for himself by interviewing everyone from Bob Edwards to Bill Withers in his apartment in Los Angeles. But instead of conforming to the stereotypical podcasting look (i.e.
A few months ago our summer intern Ben Craig pitched us a story about a new sport he'd heard of in downstate Illinois. Apparently some creative sportsmen had taken to shooting invasive Asian carp with bows and arrows.
As a web producer I often get an earful when I publish sub-par content. No, I'm not talking about the Wikipedia Files, I'm talking about small typos, style points and photos I choose to accompany stories.
As Justin mentioned, the life and career of Danny Gans has become a source of fascination for some of the City Room since his untimely death last Friday. Having never visited Vegas, I'd never encountered his towering billboards and had no idea who he was.
Flickr group member Curtis Locke (aka find a city to live in) is doing a very nice photo study of old news stands around the city. Here are his thoughts on the project:
These small, modest news huts, hand-built and often covered
with asphalt roofing shingles, are curious and yet
A key player from the Worldview team is missing in action from our 500 strong Facebook group, our host Jerome McDonnell continues to resist any social networking online action. In good Facebook fashion, a full-fledged campaign was launched earlier this month to help convince Jerome.
In all the hoopla over Blagojevich's impeachment, I didn't even realize how it would most impact my daily life until this morning. I've been waiting since February 2007 for Blago to record a new podcast, now I guess I can safely unsubscribe...