The Story Behind 'Glory Days'

Lovely New York Times profile of Bruce Springsteen and Joe DePugh, the inspiration for the “big baseball player” in “ Glory Days.“ The Times also has a profile of Clarence “Big Man” Clemons and his time as an offensive lineman at Maryland State University.

Losing the Old and the New

Two interesting articles in the New York Times this morning, one wondering what happens to writing in the margins given the rise of digital books, and the other being the decrease in long form blogging by younger Internet users.