Monthly Archives: January 2009

Amiens raises an eyebrow

One more film poster soon for the Jules Verne museum? …director McG, who let slip that he wants Will Smith to star in his just-announced 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea: Captain Nemo at Disney. “The character Nemo in this film … Continue reading

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An Exhibition of the old new media

The resemblance between early Renaissance journalism and the current state of the Internet is uncanny. But there’s a chastening lesson here for the Web as well. The Web is exuberant, democratic, unruly and thrilling. But Web-based journalists haven’t really pioneered … Continue reading

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