What went wrong with Quibi

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post claiming that Quibi — the smartphone-centric streaming service meant for the in-between moments of everyday — would be a smash hit, despite what was then the early stages of coronavirus in America. Not maybe a month after that post, I started to eat my words and wish I had been more critical. Quibi has seen only 72,000 initial users stay on board after the close of … Read MoreWhat went wrong with Quibi

Vienna waits for us

My room is covered with photographs. All taken within the past two or so years, each wall is dedicated to a different time in my life.  The pegboard to the right of my bed is jam-packed with scenes from abroad in London, Hallstatt, and Paris. The wall to the left above some storage space is covered in Prague, Salzburg and western England. The corner above my dresser is dedicated to my summer in Washington, D.C. … Read MoreVienna waits for us