Articles by Nick Moran

March 10, 2012

There Are Worse Destinations 0

Bad news: due to the changing climate and rising sea levels, all 103,000 inhabitants of Kiribati have to permanently evacuate their homes. Good news: they may all get to move to Fiji.

March 10, 2012

They Weren’t All Grimm’s 0

You might say the discovery of 500 lost German fairy tales is, in and of itself, a type of fairy tale.

March 10, 2012

RIP Biggie 0

To celebrate her father’s memory, T’yanna Wallace, daughter of Christopher Wallace (better-known as Notorious B.I.G.) dropped by Hot 97 with her mother to discuss “her father, working, and relationships with Faith Evans and Lil Kim.”

March 10, 2012

Ellis Backs Franzen 0

According to Vulture, Bret Easton Ellis firmly backs Team Franzen in the forthcoming issue of The Paris Review. That issue, by the way, hits shelves next week. I know because I saw a video of it on the printing press.

March 10, 2012

At Long Last 0

The Modern Language Association has finally weighed in on how to cite tweets in academic papers.

March 7, 2012

An Accomplished Saxophonist 0

Here’s a great interview with Colin Stetson, the saxophonist who’s lent his talents to such acts as Tom Waits, Bon Iver, TV on the Radio, Arcade Fire, and Feist.

March 7, 2012

A Dialect, A Language, A Struggle 0

Over at Slate, Mike Vuolo speaks with Bob Garfield about “African-American English,” or, as some might say, “Ebonics.” The two of them explore its history, misconceptions, and whether or not it’s possible or even appropriate for a white writer (such as The Help author Kathryn Stockett) to attempt to write in the dialect of certain […]

March 7, 2012

They’re Watching 0

Collusion, a new add-in for Firefox browsers, “allows you to see all the third parties that are tracking your movements across the Web.” Of course, who’s tracking you online is one thing, but who’s tracking you in retail stores is quite another.

March 7, 2012

You Are What You Buy 0

This piece by Carrie Murphy is delightful and playful and a couple other “adjective”+fuls all in one.

March 7, 2012

USpeak Event in Miami 0

How many Millions readers reside in Miami? All of you should come check out this USpeak event hosted by the University of Miami’s Creative Writing Program. Students will read verse and short stories, and visiting professor Patricia Engel (author of Vida) will read as well. You can also pick up a copy of Mangrove, the […]