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Chuck E.'s Still in Love: Chatting with Chuck E. Weiss, Plus an Ariana & The Rose Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

CW: "Look, I'm not a very disciplined person. I kind of like to have a deadline before I do something, and these guys are my friends, they know that about me, so I guess it was time to do another album."

The Ultimate Digital Vengeance

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 05.01.2014 | Media
Dr. Peggy Drexler

There is an argument that the Internet makes us smarter, makes us faster, makes us more connected; it also appears to be making us meaner; especially in the warren of social media.

Learning From McDonald's

Francis Levy | Posted 04.29.2014 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Imagine a version of It's a Wonderful Life, only the main character is not George Bailey (James Stewart) a bank executive with financial problems but ...

Michael Bay's Meltdown and How fo Overcome Fear

Tom Alderman | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Tom Alderman

There aren't too many of us who don't get some level of debilitating schpilkis when asked to talk in front of people. It can be truly unsettling. But the reality is, in business -- as in relationships -- HOW you say things is more impactful than WHAT you say.

Software Takes Command: An Interview with New Media Theorist Lev Manovich, Part 1

Illya Szilak | Posted 02.15.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

Many of us have become daily producers/reproducers of cultural content, and it is technology that has made this possible.

How Campbell McLaren Spun UFC Into the American Cultural Milieu

Dan Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Dan Shapiro

Long before the world embraced the UFC, Semaphore Entertainment Group (SEG) Executive Producer Campbell McLaren thrust mixed martial arts into the American media spotlight, launching the Ultimate Fighting Championship amid a campaign of controversy.

Faith And John Hubley's Socially-Conscious Animated Films Screening At The Museum of Modern Art's 11th International Festival of Film Preservation (Huffington Post Exclusive VIDEO)

Michael Vazquez | Posted 10.24.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Simply put, this year's film preservation series at MOMA has got flix for every kind of movie fan. In this first of several exclusives, I've chosen to...

Manifesto: Living in the Age of Reinvention

Russell C. Smith | Posted 11.03.2013 | Books
Russell C. Smith

With economic and technological disruption have come freedom, creativity, and chaos. People can experience all of the effects of these three states of mind in one day or in one hour of their lives.

An Elusive Utopia By The Sea

Lionel Rolfe | Posted 09.27.2013 | Books
Lionel Rolfe

John O'Kane's at times rambling but nonetheless intriguing book length essay, "Venice, CA: A City State Of Mind," sums up the history, the observations, the artists and writers and poets great and famous and obscure who have lurked among the dark shadows of this Nirvana by the sea.

Who Is Buckminster Fuller and Why Is His Message So Important Now? - A Manifesto of Possibility

L. Steven Sieden | Posted 09.23.2012 | Impact
L. Steven Sieden

Nearly 30 years after the death of the man that Marshall McLuhan labeled "the 20th century Leonardo da Vinci," Bucky's legacy and the solutions he posed for all our problems generally go unnoticed and ignored.

Centenary of Influence -- Undervalued By Mainstream

David Tereshchuk | Posted 02.18.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

This declining year has been the centennial of Marshall McLuhan's birth -- the man who was, if not the father or godfather, then at least our leading prophet of media-driven political and social change.

More Than Ever, the Medium Is the Message: How You Can Celebrate Marshall McLuhan's 100th

Julia Moulden | Posted 12.31.2011 | Home
Julia Moulden

This is the 100th anniversary of McLuhan's birth, and there's been a year-long global celebration of the man -- and his messages.

What Will Be My Newspaper, Now That My Newspaper Is Gone?

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 12.19.2011 | Media
Dr. Peggy Drexler

In an age where the world is on smartphones, it's hard to argue the logic of a business model where the product is made of dead trees and gets to my door through a complex, carbon-spewing supply chain. But if not newspapers -- what?

The Imaginary Foundation Says "Great Art Expands the Way We See"

Jason Silva | Posted 09.13.2011 | Arts
Jason Silva

The following is an Interview with The Director of The Imaginary Foundation, (reposted with permission from The Imaginary Foundation from a recent fea...

Mediums and Their Political Messages

Paul Stoller | Posted 09.05.2011 | Politics
Paul Stoller

If Republican leaders begin to act more like public servants and less like non-thinking fundamentalist soldiers, we might begin to repair our political system. If not, their absolutism will plunge us into unspeakable economic darkness.

When News Moves to Facebook

Beth Knobel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Beth Knobel

Today, another technological tremor is shaking the world of journalism, as the local news blog Rockville Central becomes a Facebook-only site. It may be a tiny blog, but the potential results of this experiment are humongous.

A Dear John Letter About the Wilshire Subway to the Westside

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Public transportation in this gridlocked city is now not just a convenience. It is a necessity like water and power.

What the Afghans Want

Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould

Nearly a year into the Obama administration's new AfPak strategy the only thing that is clear is that it's not working. Little has changed except the ...

Is the Medium the Message? Discrimination and the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? Sanitization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The Dehumanization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The Politicalization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Geraldo Rivera, Tim Zagat, Amy Goodman, Stephen Cannell, and many others to see what they had to say about the changing face of our news media.

Is the Medium the Message? The New Media News

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The New Media Watchdogs

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? Trivialization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...