Shakespeare, Meet Instapoets: Poetry in the Social Media Age

“Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day …”. Back in 10th grade when my high school teacher drilled those lines into my brain, he just smirked and said: “one day they will become useful”. I am not the one to judge whether this article is their purpose fulfilled but I do want to acknowledge…

Meet mook, half book half magazine

Mook is a kind of new medium between magazines and books, sometimes called “magabook”, “Bookzine”. It was first used in 1971, at a convention of the Fédération Internationale de la Presse Périodique. But popular in Asian. I felt ridiculous when I first heard this concept, because the purpose of paper media is more often to…