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The Wisdom of Plugging into #Unplug

There was a time when the notion of “unplugging” meant you were either euthanizing someone or going acoustic, or, in the case of Korn, both. These days, unplugging most often refers to turning off … Read on.

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Culture

How to Turn Your Profile into a Page (And Why I Did It)

Those who visit me on Facebook might have noticed the curtains drawn and an impressive array of new locks on the virtual doors.

Don?t worry, I haven’t unfriended you. I’ve simply became a page. By “page” I don’t mean a … Read on.

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Lifestyle

Slouching Toward Quadragenaria: On Turning 40 (Eventually)

39 StepsThe countdown has begun. In 90 days, I will be 40-years-old. It’s like the last trimester before I’m reborn as “quadragenarian,” which reads more like a dietary choice than an age past 39 but before 50.

In many ways, it … Read on.

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Media Critique

The Filter Bubble: What the Internet is Hiding From You

When those of a certain generation first hear of the “Filter Bubble,” they might reflect on that brief two weeks in the mid-’90s when the band Filter was kind of popular. These days, the Filter Bubble, according to former MoveOn.org … Read on.

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Media Critique

Buzzy Logic: Jail House Rock + Facebook + Amazon = Book Deal

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When it comes to publishing a memoir, the odds of obtaining an agent, bringing a book to market and selling it within one?s lifetime whilst the publishing industry endures seismic change, are astronomical. Local music scene fixture Buzzy Martin, however, … Read on.