When Social Media Was Punk Rock

“Death or glory becomes just another story.” –The Clash It may be hard to believe, but once a long time ago I was punk rock. I loved the greats—the Clash, the Sex Pistols—but I also appreciated some newer bands like Green Day, the Bouncing Souls, and Rancid. One of my favorite albums was The Good, The ...

Libraries: the OG Internet

My first job was as an editorial assistant at a textbook company. Along with sorting through the slush pile, I was also responsible for fact checking and verifying excerpts to be reprinted in anthologies and collections. Though not quite in the days before the Internet, this was before massive quantities of content had been digitized. ...