A View From Inside the 1960s Music Revolution

“When did music become so important?” That’s Don Draper from last week’s Mad Men, set in 1966. Later in the episode he turns off “Tomorrow Never Knows,” from the Beatles album Revolver, and walks out of the room. There’s something happening …

Today's Obsession: Designing Media

As SxSW interactive begins tomorrow (I’m in Austin; look for me and say hello, or even better, feed me booze), I will be looking more at the media industry for the next few days. Here’s one great piece I found …

Today's Obsession: Brilliant

Here’s a book I can’t believe I missed out on when PopMatters posted it last October—Brilliant: The Evolution of Artificial Light sounds like a fascinating read. It traces the history of artifically-created and transported light from the end of the …