The news this week was filled with images of devastating fires ripping through Southern California. But Mike Davis, author of Ecology of Fear, explains that fires, floods and other natural disasters, while newsworthy, are anything but new in SoCal.
Many Comcast customers attempting to file share online are being thwarted by ... you guessed ... Comcast. It’s exactly the type of activity that net neutrality advocates warned us could happen. AP reporter Peter Svensson explains.
Barring a last minute resolution, Hollywood writers will strike November 1st over revenue sharing for online distribution of TV programs. Time arts reporter Rebecca Winters Keegan says this could mean more game shows, reruns and late-night Top Two lists.
The amount of supernatural-themed TV shows this season is a little ... supernatural. But New York Times TV critic Alessandra Stanley says we’ve always looked to the paranormal for entertainment and the current spike might be happening for a reason.
Do you LARP? Live Action Role-Playing is the subject of “Darkon,” a documentary about people who don costumes and characters and make believe. But co-director Andrew Neel says that LARPing, while partly escapism, is in fact a ticket to reality.
Isn’t it about time your nightly news was delivered by an avatar? No that's not already the case! But it could be in the future. Thanks to a new project called News At Seven. Chicago Public Radio’s Shawn Allee explains.
The clanging noises of manual typewriters, teletype machines and rotary phones are long gone from the modern newsroom. But those sounds still exist in the New York Times' new building as part of a giant art installation called Moveable Type. Brooke talks with the artists and a big ...