Video from People Who Work With Text: Rattling a Coffee Spoon at Alex Pareene

Video from People Who Work With Text: Rattling a Coffee Spoon at Alex Pareene

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Jan. 24 2011 3:17 PM

Video from People Who Work With Text: Rattling a Coffee Spoon at Alex Pareene

At the behest of Bloggingheads dot TV, Salon's Alex Pareene and I teamed up remotely on Friday to talk about...what, again? I think we started with David Brooks, and after that, my brain stopped forming memories. Then we ended up at Jay Cutler. In between, I forgot I was using an ambient-sound microphone and spent a lot of time fidgeting with the spoon in my coffee mug. Clang! The sound of the multimedia future.

 

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Tom Scocca is the managing editor of Deadspin and the author of Beijing Welcomes You: Unveiling the Capital City of the Future.

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