Tim Carmody

Tim Carmody

Everything changes; don't be afraid

Tim Carmody writes about media, technology, business, and culture. Formerly senior writer at Wired and senior reporter/features writer at The Verge. Currently writing at The Message.

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In living memory

Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The full title is important because the right w

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A/B testing comedy the Judd Apatow way TIM CARMODY

Freaks and Geeks creator and Bridesmaids director Paul Feig talks about his collaborator Judd Apatow's audience-driven approach to

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And if you don't know, now you know

Dan Lewis is the director of new media communications at Sesame Street, which I'm sure is hard work but sounds like the best job i

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A short history of child stars

There's a history here. *Billy Ray Cyrus enters the office* *browser windows close throughout building* *6 people crowded around

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Ask a feminist about dating

Writer and professor Roxane Gay was recently moved to write a dating FAQ [excerpts follow]: Why are you still single? I discontin

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A tale of two bank robbers, or The Clerk and the Pauper

Today is a weird day for human-interest stories about bank robbers. The New York Times highlights Shon R. Hopwood, a former bank

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Best of Kottke - Kottke reads The Bible

Let's start with Gutenberg again. In 2008, Jason blogged about Stephen Fry's brilliant documentary The Machine That Made Us, about

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Bin Laden's hard drive

Among the many good reasons the US didn't just bomb suburban Abbottabad was the chance the leader of al Qaeda's house might contai

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But where can I read more? TIM CARMODY

There's Snarkmarket and Twitter and I'll be able to announce something else very soon, but Stephen Fry (by way of David Dobbs) has

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Cinema of Attractions

When I posted the Nicholas Brothers' tap routine, I invited readers to send along even-more-amazing dance displays. Ryan Cooper de

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Exercises in unnecessary censorship

Building on yesterday's "The dirty BLEEP," here are a few more great moments in the artful use of censorship (or its ill

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Gladstone's voice

William Gladstone was very nearly Abraham Lincoln's exact contemporary, both born in 1809 (Lincoln was 10 months older), only he w

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Having it all: Bill Watterson's words grace new cartoon TIM ...

Bill Watterson famously quit cartooning after ten years during which his Calvin and Hobbes was a critical and commercial success

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How many people are in space right now?

How many people are in space right now? is a single serving site that will give you the answer, along with the astronauts' names,

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I do dimly perceive

Electro-acoustic sample wizards The Books have a new album out, and they have a Tumblr that annotates each track. "A Wonderfu