Thursday, September 22, 2016

Compare and Contrast

Suicide Girls and Atlas Obscura

Today marks the one-year anniversary of my post, "Suicide Girls Sept 22". Melvin and I also recently created a user profile on Atlas Obscura and with a bit of effort, elbowed our way to the top of the list of "Members who have marked Been Here the most in the past 30 days."


The traffic generated could not be more dissimilar.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

An Editorial Meeting in My Mind

As I considered various themes for a post on our Memorial Day weekend trip to the Gulf of Mexico—loosely speaking—it occurred to me that I was pitching story ideas to myself.

"5pm editorial meeting,"
from "How the Guardian is Made" (2 April 2014),
courtesy of Guardian News & Media Ltd. through Open Licence.

Eventually that became the theme; the Rickwood Classic special edition; three longer features and four shorter ones—at least conceptually!