Jason Cochran

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Archive for March, 2013

Mar

31

2013

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Cool USB flash drive press kit designs

I receive a lot of press kits on USB flash drives. I saved a few of my favorites.

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Mar

29

2013

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Did Dan Rather just dis me?

Dan Rather called me one of the "Top Anchors" of the Web. But he also sorta dissed me. Didn't he?

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Mar

25

2013

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Are Disney’s Magic Kingdom Google Maps images fake?

What's the deal with these bird's-eye photos of Disney's Magic Kingdom in Orlando? They appear on Google Maps when you click "Satellite." They look fabricated. Why?

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Mar

22

2013

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NY Travel Festival wants to rock the world (& I’ll be there)

On April 20, a new breed of travel show will make its inaugural appearance. It's called the New York Travel Festival, and I'll be speaking there along with some of the most cutting-edge names in travel and travel journalism.

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Mar

19

2013

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Why ‘travel writing’ can cease to exist

The concept of "travel writing" is so limiting. Who wants to read about travel? That's a personal process, and it often involves non--illuminating details such as taxicabs, tickets, and uncomfortable beds. If you drop the "travel" and are just a "writer," you haven't lost a yard of territory. You are still covering the whole planet.

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Mar

14

2013

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The Modern Minstrels

We don't need minstrel shows or vaudeville now. We have YouTube. Are Sweet Brown and Antoine Dodson the newest version of the old minstrel show?

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