Baseball, Katrina, Porn

November 16, 2005

  • Filmmakers, something for you: Deadline for Visual Communications' Armed with a Camera is December 2. This grant is for emerging filmmakers, to help fund a 5-minute digital film.
  • Interested in hearing about Katrina first hand? Here's a local event for those in the Bay Area at UC Berkeley:
    RELIEF, RETURN, AND RECONSTRUCTION
    A Report Back from the Gulf: Vietnamese Communities after Hurricane Katrina
    Monday Nov 21 - MLK Student Union - Heller Lounge
    7-9 PM - FREE & refreshments will be served
    sponsored by: vietbak - hardboiled - vsa
    For more info, contact Allen Hong at hardboiled magazine (ayhong [at] berkeley.edu)
  • Here's a story about WantedList in this month's Wired magazine. We wrote about them in issue 6 (summer 2005) in our Take Out section. Don't remember that? This should jog your memory -- they founded a Netflix-like company that rents out porn.
  • Contributor: 

    Melissa Hung

    Founding Editor

    Melissa Hung is the founding editor of Hyphen. She was the editor in chief for the magazine's first five years and went on to serve in many other leadership roles on the staff and board for more than a decade. She is a writer and freelance journalist. Her essays and reported stories have appeared in NPR, Vogue, Pacific Standard, Longreads, and Catapult, among others. A native Texan, she lives in California. Find her on Twitter and Instagram.

    Comments

    Comments

    No such luck for Kim Ng, although I was rooting for her to get the job. Ned Colletti, Assistant GM for the Giants gets it instead. Hey, what about that whole Giants-Dodgers rivalry?! See SF Gate's write-up.
    Oops, I'm a little behind on the news. My excuse is that I've been sick for a week (and hence, kind of slow). Here's another write-up on yahoo.