The Coolest Magazine Ad Ever

The Coolest Magazine Ad Ever

Entertainment Weekly, a magazine to which I subscribe and greatly enjoy, announced today that a fall edition of the magazine will contain a 2×2-inch, paper-thin video ad. That’s right. A tiny video screen embedded into a page of the magazine. It’s even rechargeable so you can watch the ad again if you want. Very cool. […]

How Harry Potter Reads the News

In the Harry Potter books and movies, the newspapers of the wizard world are alive with moving photos and advertisements. The text doesn’t change, but all graphics play like short videos. No longer is this the stuff of fantasy tomes. Today I watched the following video about a new type of e-ink technology (similar to […]

The Secret to Getting Published

Just the other day I was reading EW’s list of the 50 new classic books. As I read through the list, I was amazed by the breadth and depth of the books. And I was saddened by the fact that I have yet to be published and thus am not anywhere close to being put […]

Redefining Electronic Communication

I have a few entries to write on this topic, but this first one will focus on a specific form (and soon to be forum) of communication, books. Originally, I was going to begin this entry with a line about how I’ve never actually used an Amazon Kindle, but it seems like a cool concept […]