Here's how I think it happened. Dr. J posted about my lecture- presumably because you turned her on to my blog- on July 19. The next day, Joshua Miller- a friend of Dr. J's?- posted an item on Metafilter about the Adult Ed lecture series.It's sort of obvious, but I am going to go ahead and say it anyway: I LOVE THE INTERNETS!
That's where the Sunday editor of the [New York] Post saw it and asked me to quickly re-work it for the paper here.
As a VERY southern friend of mine used to say: "The world is an inch." Now more than ever. And thanks to whoever you know in this chain.
Sunday, August 16, 2009
The world is an inch
Do you remember when I first discovered Jim Hanas earlier this summer and could not stop obsessing over his short stories and his website and our then-distant Memphis connection? Good. Well, here's an email I received from him earlier today: