The Evolving/Devolving Culture of Connection: Social Media & Friendship

Recently, I had lunch with Louis Peitzman, a writer for Louis and I met once at a college press junket in 2005: we shared a van together to a screening of Brokeback Mountain. Facebook was still shiny and new back then, and all of the college press members eagerly added each other as Facebook … Continue reading

Summit Entertainment doesn’t like your t-shirt: Twilight fandom gets sued for copyright infringement

So I’m no fan of Twilight, but an opinion piece in The Washington Post alerted me to something fundamentally foreboding: Summit Entertainment, the film company who has licensed the Twilight series and its merchandising, has sued a Twilight fan magazine, the filmmakers who made a documentary on Forks, WA, and sent cease and desists to … Continue reading

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