Just in time for the weekend, here’s a little list of some of the things I’ve been listening to and reading this week, some of it online — Storyboard included, natch — and some of it on vinyl or actual ink and paper.
Two of my biggest loves are narrative journalism and music, and I’m lucky that my days are filled with both. When reading stories, I get inspired by songs I think fit the article’s theme — a soundtrack. Here are a couple of this week’s Storyboard articles, and their soundtracks:
Annotation Tuesday! Brooke Jarvis and “The Deepest Dig.” I love it when writers manage to make science lyrical. And that’s what Brooke Jarvis did with this piece about the new business of deep-sea mining. This description is like a dream sequence, with beautiful rhythm: “The only break from the darkness comes when the sub drops through clusters of bioluminescence that look like stars … Read More