Maura Magazine | Issue 11: Nomenclature

Issue 11: Nomenclature

Letter From The Editor: 

When I was a cheeky, take-no-prisoners music blogger, one of my favorite tags was “lol words,” which I used to spotlight the silly, stupid, and downright horrifying ways that words would be twisted in service of some band or record or what-have-you. I got a lot of mileage out of it, and am a bit sad that my blogging career ended before social media really took off.

Just A Guy

A look back at The Joe Schmo Show, Spike’s reality-TV hoax that rewards viewers’ over-familiarity with reality TV with a broad satire of its tropes and conventions.

We Used To Be Friends

The curious case of the Veronica Mars Kickstarter.

The Meaning Of Leaning

One lesson to take from Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In: Not even a fairly average entry into the world of corporate advice books is immune from double standards.