• 'Casting Ideas

    'Casting Ideas
    xkoontzm on Writing, Digitalized
    Podcasts are an interesting medium. While other methods of getting information and entertainment have come and gone (newspapers, 8-tracks), radio is one constant that has gone on surprisingly steadily, […]
    Posted March 26, 2019.
  • Down With the Ship

    Down With the Ship
    xkoontzm on Writing, Digitalized
    Over break I went back and listened to one of my favorite podcasts, Snap Judgement’s Down With the Ship, with a more analytic approach. The segment starts off with Glynn Washington’s classic small-personal […]
    Posted March 19, 2019.
  • Let's Get Political

    Let's Get Political
    xkoontzm on Writing, Digitalized
    Nothing like a wall to keep the good in and the bad out… right? Right? This is apparently a serious question. There are any number of things to satirize nowadays, but are any quite as fun as the strongly […]
    Posted February 26, 2019.
  • Hwi-uh-wi-uh-waaat? Political Remix

    Hwi-uh-wi-uh-waaat? Political Remix
    xkoontzm on Writing, Digitalized
    Protector of (literally) more media than we can handle. Youtube. Facebook. Talk shows. Vine (rest in peace). An estimate two years ago posited that Youtube alone had more than 1 billion hours (some sources say […]
    Posted February 21, 2019.
  • Time to Put Aside Our Beef

    Time to Put Aside Our Beef
    xkoontzm on Writing, Digitalized
    Scientific conventions are not often that interesting. A select few, sure, but on the whole it’s not the first place you’d take a date. Their superb intellectual prowess notwithstanding, a number of eng […]
    Posted February 08, 2019.
  • How to Be Mad

    xkoontzm on Writing, Digitalized
    Madness takes many forms, and for all of them there exists a modicum of fear. As Andrew Smith once pointed out, humans tend to fear what they do not understand, and what could be harder to understand than the […]
    Posted January 24, 2019.
  • Questioning My Status as a 'Digital Native'

    xkoontzm on Writing, Digitalized
    Ringba. A communications company offering its core function of call tracking services, as well as customizable interactive voice responses and access to a real time ping tree. For the discerning customer, likely […]
    Posted January 22, 2019.