Stephen King interview
neil-gaiman: I just put the text up of the interview I did with Stephen King in the Sunday Times Magazine on my blog at neilgaiman.com. It’s a much longer interview than the one in the magazine, and if you are interested in working writers, you might enjoy it….
Searching for the "Confederacy of Dunces"...
fsgbooks: I had nearly given up on the question of the original manuscript until a year ago when I interviewed Lynda Martin, the sister of Toole’s best friend in high school. “The manuscript?” she said in a soft southern accent. “Yes, well I have it in my closet here at home.” An excellent tale of literary sleuthing from Cory Maclauchlin in The Millions.
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realcleverscience: jtotheizzoe: Head over to Scientific American’s Facebook page and tell them your thoughts! Awesome. I hope the questions focus more on “Why you believe xyz” as opposed to “what do you believe.” Cause, frankly, I don’t care what they believe. I want to know their method. How do they decide what facts are? Do they just go with their gut (“truthiness”) or a voice in their...
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futurejournalismproject: How they did it: This year we started with new research (PDF) from Georgetown University—which drew from two years of census data to determine the prospects for myriad majors—to narrow down our list to more than three dozen popular college majors. We also used data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, equally weighing the following categories to determine current and...
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futurejournalismproject: Designing books is no laughing matter. OK, it is. In a recent TED talk, Chip Kidd walks us through the design process he used to produce iconic book covers over the last 20 years, from Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park to David Sedaris’ Naked. His thoughts about digital books and tablets: “Much is to be gained by eBooks: ease, convenience, portability. But something is...