Monthly Archives: April 2013

Why it’s so good: Dan Shaughnessy and the ’04 Red Sox

This article “Red Sox on brink of elimination as Yanks pound them 19-8” by Dan Shaughnessy dates back to arguably the most trying and difficult times ever for Red Sox fans. This was published this in the sports section of … Continue reading

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Why It’s So Good: Female Comedians and Why They Need to Appear Unnatractive

Being a female in comedy is a tough business to crack. Being attractive and confident as a female comedian makes show business even harder. Why? In Ashley Fetters, a writer for the Atlantic, wrote a fantastic article about comedic women … Continue reading

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Why It’s So Good: Julie Foudy on the National Women’s Soccer League

by Allie Burger ESPNw analyst and commentary writer Julie Foudy is a superstar. In her soccer 17-year soccer career, she won two World cups and three Olympic medals. Foudy has more recently moved her talents off the field to her … Continue reading

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Why It’s So Good: NYTimes and the Higgs Boson

By Ryan Hoefle The discovery of the Higgs Boson particle sent wave of excitement rolling through the scientific community, but laymen had trouble grasping the significance of the recent findings at CERN. Even the most well read physicist had trouble explaining … Continue reading

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What Makes the Design for Snowfall So Good

I saw the Snowfall article at the beginning of September when it was released and gawked at the design and integration of multimedia with the rest of the journalism world. The beautiful moving gifs instead of photos, unique way of … Continue reading

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Why It’s So Good: Climbing the Ennedi

Camp 4 Collective is, in general, the pinnacle of what I someday hope to accomplish. Their films are engaging and inspiring stories with strong aesthetics. In their video, Towers of the Ennedi, Camp 4 travels to the massive rock formations … Continue reading

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Why is This So Good? An Anderson Cooper Interview

By Rick Lindfors – J361 staff writer Photo: Andre-Pierre (Flickr CC) Anderson Cooper is the host of Anderson Cooper 360 on CNN. Recently, he has been in Boston covering the Boston Marathon bombings.  He has been interviewing victims in the … Continue reading

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Why It’s Good: Scott Berg on Zines

By Corinne Mooney “[Zines are] Tinkertoys for malcontents. They’re obsessed with obsession. They’re extraordinary and ordinary. They’re about strangeness but since it’s usually happening somewhere else you’re kind of relieved.” – Chip Rowe Zines are fun and quirky publications with … Continue reading

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Why it’s so Good: Inspiring Design, Inspiring Writing

By Elizabeth McNamara People may believe that writing about home and home decorating mostly consists of “how-to” sections and ideas for the home. Home sections of magazines also has a great deal of design. Architectural Digest is more than a … Continue reading

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“Why is this so good?” Lee Jenkins writes about the impact of Kyrie Irving on the city of Cleveland

While looking up articles about the Cleveland Cavaliers, I came across this article called Kyrie Irving’s Burden by Lee Jenkins on the Sports Illustrated website. This article was written in the spring of 2012 as Irving was emerging as the NBA’s next superstar. It … Continue reading

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