Culture Writer

Michael Andor Brodeur

Michael Andor Brodeur is Culture Writer at the Boston Globe. In his Sunday column “@large” he explores technology’s impact on how we live, work, communicate, and create, and digs into new frontiers of culture, online and off. He also keeps an eye on what’s trending and tanking online each week in “Thing Tank.” Brodeur came to the Globe in 2010, following editorial stints at the Boston Phoenix and the Weekly Dig. He spends time cooking, lifting heavy things, and strolling around Jamaica Plain with his husband, Evan J. Garza.

Latest stories

Thing Tank

From #AskThicke to Songza

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

If it’s a trend, a clip, a comment, a moment, a meme, a tag, or a topic, it’s a thing. A review of the week in things.

@Large

How ‘Threes’ got my number

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

The smartphone puzzle “2048” swiped Michael Andor Brodeur off his feet.

THING TANK

From #DOTspeak to #suarezing

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

If it’s a trend, a clip, a comment, a moment, a meme, a tag, or a topic, it’s a thing. A review of the week in things.

THING TANK

#DOTspeak campaign tahgets safety

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

Following the success of its “Use Yah Blinkah” campaign, MassDOT is accepting submissions for succinct, zingy, and regionally flavored safety slogans, themed to target peak weekends.

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From ‘Game of Thrones’ to Kimye photos

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

Dunn’s ‘All by myself’ to #LeBroning

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

15 minutes of shame

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

‘Carsick’ by John Waters

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

Trans Am, ‘Volume X’

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

The Knife defy expectations at House of Blues

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

Liars, ‘Mess’

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff