Archives for April 25th, 2012

The Rolling Stone Obama interview

So, ever since Katie Couric asked Sarah Palin what newspapers she read, you’ve been dying to ask President Barack Obama the same question, right? Well, rest easy. The president didn’t flub the question when Rolling Stone editor Jann Wenner asked. The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post (for the coupons?). Sorry, USA Today. […]

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Can’t wait for the 2012 AP Stylebook?

It’s true. I love the AP Stylebook. And I have quite the collection, dating all the way back to 1960 and a 50-pager my GMU colleague Don Boileau gave me. The current (2011) Stylebook is 480 pages with more than 500 new or revised entries. The 2012 book will sell for $20.95, up $1 from […]

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Birth-to-12 in under 3 minutes

Time-lapse photography from Dutch filmaker Frans Hofmeester. Very cool.! Lotte Time Lapse: Birth to 12 years in 2 min. 45. from Frans Hofmeester on Vimeo.

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Deford on Deford

Perhaps no one defines the best that sports writing and profile writing can be than Frank Deford. Best known for his long and distinguished career at Sports Illustrated, Deford is a regular commentator on National Public Radio’s “Morning Edition” and a correspondent on HBO’s “Real Sport with Bryant Gumbel.” Deford has written 15 books, including […]

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What’s it all about, Google?

Google Drive arrives.

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The place to meet on the Fairfax campus

The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.

Alum Kevin McCarthy at work

Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.