Category: Writing

  • The Cost of Narrative

    In 2004, HBO aired a series called Deadwood, a Western-style show by creator David Milch. Milch’s vision of Deadwood trafficked in all the traditional tropes of the Wild West, but applied contemporary sensibilities to its numerous subplots, making for a compelling narrative. At the time, HBO was well on its way to transforming into a […]

  • Writing Meet Wall

    “You’ve gotta see some of the new stuff we’ve got. Dustin, show him the wall. I’m just calling it the wall.” – Mark Zuckerberg character as written by Aaron Sorkin in The Social Network Kevin Roose’s new book, Futureproof: 9 Rules for Humans in the Age of Automation sits in that marketing sweet spot — […]