September 28, 2020

Hi, I’m a freelance writer and journalist in Chapel Hill, NC, and this is my stubbornly old-school blog. If you’d like to get in touch I’m at glennmcdonald1@gmail.com. I write about …

Science & Technology

From diamonds to rockets, mourning the dead has gotten high-tech (National Geographic)

Flying cars: Should we believe the hype? (NPR)

We are not living in a simulation. Probably. (Fast Company)

Arts & Culture 

An interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates (Goodreads)

Cornhole (yes, cornhole) is going pro (Experience magazine)

David Sedaris brings his act home (Raleigh News & Observer)

Movies & Television

“Marriage Story” is one of the year’s best films (Indy Week)

In “Blade Runner 2049” the question is the answer (Thrillist)

Halloween on DVD: The Year’s Best Horror (NPR)