Weekly Roundup: Four Random Facts About Me
- I did my master’s thesis on how internet-enabled media were bringing together British English and American English. (Yeah, “internet-enabled” – this was before “digital media,” before “social media”, even before “new media”.) The fabulous Paul Levinson got me to see that being academic and being fascinated were not mutually exclusive pursuits.
- New York is the city I know the best. A cool link for Manhattanites: Manhattan Elsewhere .
- Nothing amazes me more than the sheer talent of a cappella. This is five minutes of guaranteed happy: Naturally 7, Le Metro .
- I’m pet-free now, but grew up with four cats and five dogs (not all nine at once, but sometimes as many as five). So this is if you need an even easier happy fix .