Publishing Archive

  • If the phrase “the man, the myth, the legend” wasn’t already in common use, Geoff Stirling was the sort of individual for whom it would have been coined.  He was an eidolon, as much a phantom as he was a presence.  The sort of person for whom others create grand […]

    End of An Era

    If the phrase “the man, the myth, the legend” wasn’t already in common use, Geoff Stirling was the sort of individual for whom it would have been coined.  He was an eidolon, as much a phantom as he was a presence.  The sort of person for whom others create grand […]

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  •   This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Monday, April 22, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: 1982 by Jian Ghomeshi   In this memoir, broadcaster and music impressario, Jian Ghomeshi, reflects on his youth from some 30 years previous.  Utilizing first hand accounts and lists, […]

    First Line-Last Line Book Preview #5

      This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Monday, April 22, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: 1982 by Jian Ghomeshi   In this memoir, broadcaster and music impressario, Jian Ghomeshi, reflects on his youth from some 30 years previous.  Utilizing first hand accounts and lists, […]

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  • This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Monday, March 4, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book:     For her book, Plutocrats, business writer Chrystia Freeland explores the current growing disparity between the poor, the rich and the Super-Rich.  They seem to a class of people […]

    First Line-Last Line Book Preview #4

    This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Monday, March 4, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book:     For her book, Plutocrats, business writer Chrystia Freeland explores the current growing disparity between the poor, the rich and the Super-Rich.  They seem to a class of people […]

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  • Hi!   This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Wednesday, February 13, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: In Into the Abyss, journalist Carol Shaben provides a rivetting account of a deadly plane crash in Northern Alberta. Her father was one of the […]

    First Line-Last Line Book Preview #3

    Hi!   This is my recurring book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Wednesday, February 13, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: In Into the Abyss, journalist Carol Shaben provides a rivetting account of a deadly plane crash in Northern Alberta. Her father was one of the […]

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  • Hi!   This is my weekly book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Wednesday, January 9, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: In Dark Diversions, John Ralston Saul stages a black comedy that takes the reader from New York to Paris to Morocco to Haiti, then into […]

    First Line-Last Line Book Preview #2

    Hi!   This is my weekly book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Wednesday, January 9, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: In Dark Diversions, John Ralston Saul stages a black comedy that takes the reader from New York to Paris to Morocco to Haiti, then into […]

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  • Hi!   This is my weekly book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Wednesday, January 2, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: Will Ferguson‘s 419 Published by Penguin   First Line:  “Would you die for your child?” Last Line:  “He tried to speak, but no words came out, […]

    First Line-Last Line Book Preview #1

    Hi!   This is my weekly book preview, “First Line-Last Line” for Wednesday, January 2, 2013. The high-impact preview for low-impact people.   Today’s book: Will Ferguson‘s 419 Published by Penguin   First Line:  “Would you die for your child?” Last Line:  “He tried to speak, but no words came out, […]

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  • Satoshi: I hear myself. Is that normal? Russell: You’re getting a little bit of feedback? Yes, it would seem Satoshi Kanazawa has gotten some feedback of late. In December 2008, I sat down with the author of Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters: From Dating, Shopping, and Praying to Going to War […]

    I hear myself. Is that normal?

    Satoshi: I hear myself. Is that normal? Russell: You’re getting a little bit of feedback? Yes, it would seem Satoshi Kanazawa has gotten some feedback of late. In December 2008, I sat down with the author of Why Beautiful People Have More Daughters: From Dating, Shopping, and Praying to Going to War […]

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  • “Monday wasn’t a blockbuster day for NHL trades,” the TSN website admits, HOWEVER, the site does go on to say that, “it certainly was a blockbuster day for TSN, as hockey fans once again turned to Canada’s Sports Leader in record numbers to experience the country’s most comprehensive coverage of […]

    Nothing for Something

    “Monday wasn’t a blockbuster day for NHL trades,” the TSN website admits, HOWEVER, the site does go on to say that, “it certainly was a blockbuster day for TSN, as hockey fans once again turned to Canada’s Sports Leader in record numbers to experience the country’s most comprehensive coverage of […]

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  • It is apparently with anticipation that Western society is awaiting the forthcoming issue of Playboy (NSFW) magazine featuring new nude photos of actor, Lindsay Lohan. You may have seen her naked form in a photo display for New York magazine from three years ago, but that was so 2008.  Playboy in a […]

    The End of Something… But What?

    It is apparently with anticipation that Western society is awaiting the forthcoming issue of Playboy (NSFW) magazine featuring new nude photos of actor, Lindsay Lohan. You may have seen her naked form in a photo display for New York magazine from three years ago, but that was so 2008.  Playboy in a […]

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  • Throughout the conference today, I’ll be posting and updating my notes from the floor about what speakers are saying about the future of publishing. 9:00am Brian O’Leary For publishing, the container has been the starting point. Now, the container should be an option. The web is creating a blend between […]

    SocioSocialYYC – December 7, 2011

    Throughout the conference today, I’ll be posting and updating my notes from the floor about what speakers are saying about the future of publishing. 9:00am Brian O’Leary For publishing, the container has been the starting point. Now, the container should be an option. The web is creating a blend between […]

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