The murmur of the snarkmatrix…

August § The Common Test / 2016-02-16 21:04:46
Robin § Unforgotten / 2016-01-08 21:19:16
MsFitNZ § Towards A Theory of Secondary Literacy / 2015-11-03 21:23:21
Jon Schultz § Bless the toolmakers / 2015-05-04 18:39:56
Jon Schultz § Bless the toolmakers / 2015-05-04 16:32:50
Matt § A leaky rocketship / 2014-11-05 01:49:12
Greg Linch § A leaky rocketship / 2014-11-04 18:05:52
Robin § A leaky rocketship / 2014-11-04 05:11:02
P. Renaud § A leaky rocketship / 2014-11-04 04:13:09
Jay H § Matching cuts / 2014-10-02 02:41:13

Jennifer Egan’s Black Box
 / 

Michael Sippey riffs on Jennifer Egan’s new short story that takes the form of a list of lessons, each 140 characters or less. I just read the collated first installment over on the New Yorker site and loved it—surprise, it’s totally a spy thriller!

Of course, it’s always a bit galling when an established writer invents media better (and more beautifully) than the media inventors. But that just means it’s time to up our game.

The snarkmatrix awaits you

Below, you can use basic HTML tags and/or Markdown syntax.