February, 2010
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  • February 22, 2010 • Culture Dept. • Views: 205

    From Kindling to Kindle

    Will the future of reading affect the future of writing? James Joyce, it is said, became so disgruntled while drafting his first novel that he threw it on the fire. His girlfriend rescued the work-in-progress from the flames, and the...

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  • February 22, 2010 • On Media • Views: 317

    Will the future of reading affect the future of writing?

    James Joyce, it is said, became so disgruntled while drafting his first novel that he threw it on the fire. His girlfriend rescued the work-in-progress from the flames, and the subsequent rewrite became A Portrait of the Artist as a Young...

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  • February 20, 2010 • Culture Dept. • Views: 175

    Life of Making

    Life of Making from Daedalus Howell | FMRL on Vimeo. A complement to an exhibit at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art of the same title, this short documentary similarly celebrates the work and workings of three internationally acclaimed...

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  • February 19, 2010 • Wine | Epicurea| Sonoma • Views: 314

    Beware of Fauxnoma

    Defining the “Sonoma lifestyle” can be an elusive proposition, especially since its interpretation is often left to marketers and PR flaks who draw from warmed-over notions of Napa from under a setting Tuscan sun. This is...

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  • February 17, 2010 • Culture Dept. • Views: 210

    Redrum!

    Finally, someone found a justification for film school. What seems to be an attempt at Valentine’s Day marketing in Petaluma, CA, reads surprisingly like an entreaty to homicide. “Redrum” occupies a special place in our culture...

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  • February 12, 2010 • Wine | Epicurea| Sonoma • Views: 218

    Office Space Race

    Inside the landmark El Dorado Hotel is the El Dorado Kitchen and adjacent to that is the coffee house “Kitchenette.” Somehow, the metonym for these three enterprises has become the affectionate abbreviation “EDK,” a...

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  • February 5, 2010 • On Media • Views: 263

    Web 3.0, the Pedantic Web

    No sooner has popular culture digested the term “Web 2.0” than the ante is upped by the next generation of the World Wide Web. Behold, “Web 3.0.” Um, yeah. This unfortunate protologism, doomed to eternal comparison to its pithy...

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