A Perfect Date

~ Daybook #10 ~ The wife and I had a rare night out sans children last night and what we had to show for it was a nice Mexican dinner (with dessert -- fried ice cream) at a place we'd never been to before, and the other thing we had to show for our evening [...]

“Frequently asked questions” | Nick Denton (via Medium)

Wow. I've been obsessed with and concerned about the Fourth and Fifth Estates for a while. Some serious intrigue in this FAQ by Nick Denton, posted to Medium on March 22nd. An excerpt and link follows. The sale of Gizmodo and other properties is concluded, the litigation around Gawker.com settled, and my next project underway. [...]

London Grammar Finally Announces New Album

It's only been like forever since London Grammar released their debut album If You Wait back in 2013. I didn't become aware of it myself until the late winter of 2015 (along with Daughter's If You Leave). Well, the wait is only a few months longer as their sophomore album, Truth Is a Beautiful Thing drops this June. [...]

The Road to Alexander – 3rd Excerpt | Jennifer Macaire

~ The Road to Alexander ~ Excerpt Three: Travel by Jennifer Macaire Alexander loved when I sang. He adored rock and roll songs, soft ballads, and opera arias. The music they played in Alexander's time was heavy on percussion, strings, woodwinds and brass. Choruses were popular, and the music would give me shivers. It could [...]

Author Q&A with Jennifer Macaire – Part 3

Jennifer Macaire is an expat wife, mother and novelist living in France. The following is Part Three of a trilogy of weekly Q&As that lead up to today's re-release of her novel The Road to Alexander, Book One of the epic Time for Alexander series of novels. A separate post with an excerpt of the novel follows [...]