Cities and Prices (and Hockey), continued.

Friend of the blog Jon Geeting shared my Free Market post from yesterday with some good insights and responses at his blog today.  This is the kind of online discourse I really enjoy: people of good-will engaging each other respectfully across platforms. I encourage you to take part in the conversation at Jon's blog, but … Continue reading Cities and Prices (and Hockey), continued.

Chad Hogg Owns the 2000th Comment on The Daily Cocca

Chad Hogg, you honor me! Friends, if you haven't spent some time on Chad's excellent blog (excellently named, by me, The Blogg), you simply must. More about Chad, in his own words: I am currently a research assistant and doctoral candidate at Lehigh University, working under Prof. Hector Munoz-Avila. I was a visiting faculty member … Continue reading Chad Hogg Owns the 2000th Comment on The Daily Cocca

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blog

A few months into any Golden Age comic book archive, you'll come across the origin story of the title's featured character.  Blogging, really, should be no different.  Comics emerged from the frenetic, sensationalist media of the early 1900s, and blogs emerged from the frenetic, media-saturated lives of people living on the other side of a … Continue reading How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Blog

The Story Behind “The Politics of LOST” Posters and Some Paleo-Futurism of My Own

Christopher Cocca When I hunkered down with fiction last year, I took many, many old posts off-line as a way of resetting my own internal narrative and focusing on a very different way of writing.  I've talked about that a few times on this blog since.  I had the sense that I needed to let … Continue reading The Story Behind “The Politics of LOST” Posters and Some Paleo-Futurism of My Own