The ProfHacker Podcast: Merlin Mann and the First Person Transitive
This is a long and necessarily un-Tumblr-able bit of audio (hey, what’s new?), but I like it, so I’m linking to it.
It’s me being interviewed by my pal, Jason, about how the stuff I do relates to being an academic type.
Jay-Jo went a little methy with the edits, so sometimes it sounds like I’m alternately having a stroke and laughing (alone) at my own jokes. Listen: I am not having a stroke, okay?
Posted in this oddly inappropriate spot because some of you gifted young people may potentially (yes, only potentially) care what I do when I’m not listening to the Beatles on repeat, getting nostalgic about Hüsker Dü, wearing your patience to a nub with Fellini bullshit, or posting elliptical one-sentence quotations from novels in translation.
And, if you’re sitting in the still-so-much-smaller portion of the Venn diagram who’s curious about where the book is going? Yeah. This. Life. Stuff. Being a good grownup. Yep. That.
It’s gonna be good. And not what people think. Which is awesome.
Carry on with the exhibitionist bulimics; I thank you for your sweetly faked attention.