You should be listening to Serial

Adnan Syed and Hae Min Lee

Serial tells the story of Hae Min Lee’s murder and the murky details surrounding the arrest and conviction of her ex-boyfriend Adnan Syed. It is a deeply engrossing example of the benefits of long-form journalism and podcasts as a medium.

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Dispatches: The 2014 San Francisco Giants

With a victory last night, the San Francisco Giants became 2014 World Series Champions and claimed their third title in five seasons. Here’s what crossed my mind as it happened.

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Cristiano Ronaldo: The man who would be king

RonnieCristiano Ronaldo is now the best footballer in the world. So, why does that bother so many people?

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Bill Simmons and his uneasy return to ESPN

bill simmonsThe three week suspension levied against Bill Simmons by ESPN that had his fans and many journalism observers in an uproar, is over. How will the situation play out from here?

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Favourite Movies:
The Long Goodbye (1973)

Robert Altman’s The Long Goodbye is different from a lot of other films, even other great films. It’s a brave interpretation and modernization of the classic hard-boiled detective trope, and it’s executed beautifully.

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Favourite Movies:
The Departed (2006)

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When you think about Martin Scorsese, The Departed isn’t necessarily the first film that comes to mind, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t belong amongst his best work.

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Favourite Movies:
Out of Sight (1998)

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Out of Sight is perfect for this collection: A favourite actor and a favourite director adapting a favourite author’s novel. It may not be an all-time great, but it’s definitely an all-time favourite. 

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