Hi there. Over the past few days I’ve contemplated composing a number of ‘what traditional media can learn from the web’-type posts. I left my traditional-media comfort zone not to pursue a new job, but rather to create content that I believe in. After scrapping a number of justifiably snarky posts, I realized that I have little desire to linger in the past. Instead I will marginalize negative feelings in favor of tightening my future focus.
I have resigned from ABC News and today, Friday, November 18th, will be my final day in the office of ABC News Radio. January 13th, 2012 will be the final day of employment by ABC News.
I am humbled by and grateful for my experience at ABC News, and humbled by and grateful to my colleagues-in-journalism and the lessons they have taught me.
Journalism is just a gun. It’s only got one bullet in it, but if you aim right, that’s all you need. Aim it right, and you can blow a kneecap off the world. Warren Ellis writes Spider Jerusalem in Transmetropolitan
Listen to H.P. Lovecraft’s The Temple. Growing up, some of my best fall memories were of sitting close to a fire, dog-eared paperback close to my chest, reading the stories of horror spun by H.P. Lovecraft. Each fall my old friend Quentin Lewis records an audio reading of his favorite H.P. Lovecraft stories. This year he … Continue reading Halloween Reading of H.P. Lovecraft’s ‘The Temple’
Dan Patterson interviews author and film-maker Greg Pak at the 2011 NYC Comic Con:
Boat ride around the city.