Monthly Archives: June 2012

“Re-imagining” Continues to Replace Imagining

From Deadline: 20th Century Fox TV and studio-based Imagine TV are developing The League Of Pan, a fairytale-themed drama series that takes on the story of Peter Pan. Based on an idea by up-and-coming writer Brian McCauley Johnson, League Of Pan is described as a re-imagining … Continue reading

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Happy Alan Turing Day!

It’s Alan Turing’s 100th birthday today, which he sadly didn’t survive to see, having killed himself shortly before his 42nd. His name quickly brings to mind his famous Turing machine, but perhaps his greatest contribution was his efforts cracking the … Continue reading

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The LeBron Question

The Heat won the championship last night, moving LeBron James from the front of the sports page to the front page proper, with slightly larger font. I don’t watch the NBA but the championship is always exciting; more interesting to … Continue reading

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Essays sneak up on us. Th…

Essays sneak up on us. They are — or often feel — accidental: the record of a writer wrestling with an idea, an observation, a slice of experience, of a writer figuring it out.

David Ulin considers contemporary essays.

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