Things I’m Verbing: Lilohan, Macedon and Diana of Themyscira

It’s the Friday before Election Day! We’re almost there, if we don’t all expire of wrath and exhaustion first. Things are getting weirder and weirder by the minute, apparently. In addition the FBI seemingly openly working to elect one candidate, we’ve also got a starring role for Macedonian teenagers making money off Facebook ads by generatingContinue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Lilohan, Macedon and Diana of Themyscira”

Things I’m Verbing: OH WOW, That Debate! Edition

WELL. I perfectly understand if you prefer to stick your fingers in your ears while singing “lalalalala!” or even simply discuss the existence of these candidate-scented candles (comes in Justin Trudeau, Vladimir Putin and anti-Donald Trump), but I had a fabulous time with Stephen Colbert and friends. We all watched the debate beforehand, while we were in lineContinue reading “Things I’m Verbing: OH WOW, That Debate! Edition”

Things I’m Verbing: Hovercraft parents, salty outerwear and the unexplored interior

This week, my cousin asked what “verbing” actually means. I have two answers. One is that I wanted something vague-yet-interesting enough to cover the wide range of feelings I have about the news on any given day. “Things I’m Loving” isn’t always accurate, and “Things I’m Reading” is just boring. The follow-up answer is that Calvin &Continue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Hovercraft parents, salty outerwear and the unexplored interior”

Things I’m Verbing: Real rhinos, thick skins and great expectations

Happy Saturday! It’s the weekend! Sure is nice to kick back and do some reading, right? My simple goal today is to read all the articles in the 22 browser tabs I have open. — Hassan S. Ali (@hassanisms) July 23, 2016 Totally, totally. So, it’s all good stuff, I’m sure: great journalism, considered research,Continue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Real rhinos, thick skins and great expectations”

Things I’m Verbing: Free publicity, soulful virality and transcending “content”

Even if the story is infuriating, I’m delighted to share my first piece for Tablet, a publication whose stories I always learn something from. What happens when a comic book company needs to sell a lot of comics and upstage its chief rival, but there’s just not much money in comics anymore? Turns out there’s always revealingContinue reading “Things I’m Verbing: Free publicity, soulful virality and transcending “content””