Archives: [March 2005]
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This is the archive page for the month [March 2005]; below you should see headlines and summaries of all entries found here from that month. Click the appropriate link at each to read the entire entry.

Do cities have souls? | March 28, 2005
So, I heard recently from one of my European readers - a university student named Kaisa, writing from Turku, Finland. (For fellow clueless Americans - Finland is in that pocket of space bordered by Poland, Russia and the rest of...

Trouble, old-skool. | March 21, 2005
OR: How Jason managed to meet an Israeli soldier, a Chicago bike messenger, and a pro/am porn star, all in the same night - and get audio interviews with them all, too. (As is often the case here, today's journal...

[randommedia]: Meg's party, part 1 of 4: Bike messenger Raphael | March 18, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 1 of 4 of a report from my friend Meg's party in Bucktown, Chicago. Here, a conversation with partygoer Raphael, a bike messenger.

[randommedia]: Meg's party, part 2 of 4: Retired Israeli soldier Josh | March 18, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 2 of 4 of a report from my friend Meg's party in Bucktown, Chicago. Here, a conversation with partygoer and Meg's roommate Josh, a retired Israeli soldier, on what he's doing in Chicago and why he chose to move here in the first place.

[randommedia]: Meg's party, part 3 of 4: Novelist Adam | March 18, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 3 of 4 of a report from my friend Meg's party in Bucktown, Chicago. Here, a conversation with partygoer Adam, a struggling local novelist.

[randommedia]: Meg's party, part 4 of 4: Porn star Daniele | March 18, 2005
An episode of my podcast [randommedia], this one part 4 of 4 of a report from my friend Meg's party in Bucktown, Chicago. Here, a conversation with partygoer Daniele, who turns out to be an amateur porn star and honest-to-God college student.

Tagging - the next great form of communication? | March 14, 2005
So, there's been some interesting things going on over at Flickr.com, the photo-blogging site that hosts my own account of cellphone-camera photos. Over the last couple of weeks on their staff blog, Caterina Fake has been calling on Flickr members...

Regarding Wil Wheaton, trackbacking, and the 'grid life.' | March 10, 2005
Hey, Wil Wheaton mentioned me at his blog this week! Well, that was certainly unexpected. Regular readers will of course know by now that I've started up a second journal recently, a blog-style one called [metafeed] that just links to...

A few thoughts regarding blogs in the workplace. | March 4, 2005
(Shameless self-promotion alert! Scott Esposito of the literary blog "Conversational Reading" recently ran part 2 of his interview with me. Part 1 mostly concerned my particular career, my experiences with traveling writing, the poetry slam and the like; part 2...