The Smok(ler) Signal

Inside Bryan Singer's Wild Hollywood World

Shared by
Isaac Fitzgerald

buzzfeed.com - On June 21, 2006, a gay screenwriter in his thirties working his way through the film industry landed an invitation to the after-party for the Los Angeles premiere of director Bryan Singer’s film S...

Reality Bites Back Book » Fun with Media Literacy

Shared by
Jennifer L. Pozner

realitybitesbackbook.com - I wrote Reality Bites Back because I believe that we need to take a serious look at the meaning and political implications of reality TV’s regressive representations of women, people of color, and ...

Q&A: David Leonhardt says The Upshot won’t replace Nate Silver at The New York Times » Nieman Journalism Lab

Shared by
Nieman Lab

niemanlab.org - Yesterday, The New York Times launched The Upshot, a new politics and policy vertical that was conceived when Nate Silver left the paper for ESPN. The project is led by David Leonhardt — previously...

Six-Word Memoir: William Shakespeare reinterpreted in Six Words...

Shared by
Six Words from SMITH

sixwordmemoirs.com - Six-Word Caption Contest #16: "The Ides of March Have Come!" "Beware the Ides of March," says the seer in William Shakespeare's "Julius Caesar." The Ides of March marks the date of Caesar's assassi...

Six-Word Memoir: Your Six Words for Mother Nature

Shared by
Six Words from SMITH

sixwordmemoirs.com - SixContest #22: What You’d Say to Mother Nature With Earth Day on Tuesday, April 22 and spring in full effect, this SixContest has a green essence. This week, we're looking for your six word messag...

Kevin Smokler

Author of "Practical Classics: 50 Reasons to Reread 50 Books Your Haven't TOuched Since High School." Crazy about publishing, media, journalism, our times, and animal group names. Prone to oversharing.

Confirmed Again: San Francisco Rent Is Too Damn High and Oakland Isn't Much Cheaper

Shared by
Scott James - Writer

blogs.sfweekly.com - Apartment List, which released a Rentonomics Data Report that provides information on rental trends across the top 100 U.S. cities, has declared San Francisco the second least affordable city in th...

All #sf →