Call out to clever cloggs

Got an idea you want to chat about? Obsessed with something niche? Are people tired of hearing about it? Do they get that glazed over look in their eyes? Do they sigh loudly when you mention it? Do they cross the street when they see you coming? Do they start screaming when you open your…

Topic 4: The Blog and the Zeitgeist (Zeitgeist Genres 3)

Keen, Andrew. “Introduction.” The Cult of the Amateur. New York: Doubleday, Currency. 2007. Keen’s “Introduction” paints a pretty bleak picture of what is expected of blogging and social media journalism. He invokes the “infinite number of monkeys” who will eventual write Shakespeare to emphasize his view of the hit and miss (and miss again) nature…