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

@large

How police recordings became a sub-genre of Internet video

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

Police recordings are everywhere online, and their purposes are manifold.

@large

Live broadcasters find their audience online

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

Sites like YouNow, Twitch, and Tinychat are leading thousands of users to go live online.

thing tank

From a pentitent Bono to the Snappening

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

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

‘Twin Peaks’ returns to us; why we should return to it

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

The return is less an opportunity to attain closure than it is a chance to return to a dream we stopped dreaming.

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From auto-selfies to Louis C.K. explains it all

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

From the Weezer scalper to the reticent Prince

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

The phone and the voice are once again an item

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

From bendgate to Lady Gaga

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

Is this Ello’s time to shine?

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff