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Aaron Belz

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Literary Twitter: @prodigalsam

(0) Comments | Posted May 17, 2012 | 6:42 PM

Add his position as a Christian campus minister at University of South Carolina to his wicked -- some churchgoers might deem overly wicked -- sense of verbal and situational irony, and Sammy Rhodes (@prodigalsam) has both the raw materials and intellectual giftedness to cultivate a Twitter following that has almost...

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Literary Twitter: @TortyCraig

(1) Comments | Posted October 19, 2011 | 11:35 AM

As the World Series approaches, America turns to Twitter. It's where reporters drop gossip tidbits, lineup cards are revealed, analysts crunch stats, and athletes talk trash. It's where everyone mans up and then apologizes. Updated every second, it has become baseball's liveliest public square -- that many-to-many conversation Don Peppers...

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Literary Twitter: @thesulk

(4) Comments | Posted June 27, 2011 | 3:52 PM

When it comes to composing an individual tweet, that singularly repeatable text, Alec Sulkin is a modern master. A writer/producer for Family Guy who's recently been tendered a three-year contract to come up with a new show for Fox, he's clearly bank. But he would not...

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Literary Twitter: @DadBoner

(3) Comments | Posted June 23, 2011 | 12:04 PM

The question arises again and again: how permanent are digital media? Internet pioneer Steward Brand addresses it "Written on the Wind," in which he observes that "digital artifacts are increasingly complex to revive" and "quickly outnumbering all possible human users."

Brand wants permanence, and however younger digital...

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