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‘Prime Day’ feels like an empty celebration

On Oct. 13 and 14, Amazon celebrated its fifth ‘Prime Day,’ an annual sale which promotes the company’s products and services. If you’re looking for a great discount on a Fire Tablet or an Alexa, Prime Day is going to be your best bet. The discounts themselves are decent, but there’s a dark cloud presiding over each purchase.Continue...

'Forever' isn't the TV show you're expecting

The set-up for Forever, Amazon’s newest half-hour comedy starring former SNL powerhouses Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen, is a married couple decides to shake up their annual fishing trip and try skiing. The punchline is a delicate and understated rumination on the value and drawbacks of monogamous relationships.Continue...

Indie publishers and self-publishing: the future of authorship

As the literary marketplace becomes increasingly digital, self-publishing authors and smaller independent publishers may soon eclipse big publishing moguls.Continue...