Essays

Here you’ll find words about media, technology, business, and popular culture. I’ve covered the media/telecomm space for a long time, so if you like to talk “bitstreams” and “linear channels” you’re in the right space. Punctuated and balanced with thoughts about sports and music, plus a wee bit of humor, just to say afloat.


STOLEN SUMMER

If you’re lucky, you get 75 of them. But that doesn’t account for a pandemic. From the Colorado Sun.

TERRELL DAVIS: HEAD CASE
The NFL Hall of Fame running back thought more than once about suicide. Then he discovered CBD. From ColoradoBIZ.

THE CPAP MACHINE FROM HELL
Don’t mind those metal straps or that incessant clanging noise. From McSweeney’s Internet Tendency.

I LOVE A PARADE
How a soundtrack by My Chemical Romance saved me from ruin. From Hobart Pulp.

THE NETFLIX PROBLEM
The iconic streaming service isn’t just a threat to television. It is television. From Medium.com.

RELEASED FROM EXILE
The Rolling Stones’ 1972 masterpiece rocked my teenaged world. From Pandemic Diaries.

DOWN, SET, DELAY
Sports events are only live when you say they are. From Medium.com

TV’s BRAND ILLUSION
It’s no longer about the television network. And it probably never really was. From Medium.com