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Klondike weather? Timely 100-year-old poetry


With the thermometer hitting record single digits here in Southwest Virginia, the weatherman threatening negative double-digits overnight, and a Facebook conversation getting me thinking of Robert W. Service, I went looking for my old LP  of Debby McClatchy singing a

Posted in Music, poetry, storytelling, weather, winter, youtube

Newspaper movies to be thankful for…

… or not. Some of the movies I’ve linked to here are decidedly not “Citizen Kane” or “All the President’s Men.” But students in my “Portrayal of the Journalist in Film, Fiction & Popular Culture” class may be happy to

Posted in fiction, film, Journalism, jpop, media studies, movies, Multimedia, Newspapers, Video, youtube

WordPress YouTube ad surprise has made it very easy to post YouTube videos, a feature I’ve used a lot. (See the Video and WP Tips menu items above.) However, I’ve just discovered that, is also embedding YouTube video ads in my pages.

Posted in Blogging, communication, j-heroes, podcasting, WordPress, youtube

Sometimes you can’t get the story out

I stumbled on this interview while tracking down a YouTube video to explain ocular migraines to a friend. I’m lucky — the migraines I get are the “ocular” variety, only visual-effect symptoms with some minor numbness and verbal confusion, and

Posted in health, Reporting, youtube
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