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.

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From U2’s new album to David Filipov’s 9/11 tribute

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.

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Apple Watch is right on time

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

Apple’s much-ballyhooed new Apple Watch is not about telling time, but about turning familiar gestures to new expectations.

Five clickworthy winners from the Streamy Awards

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

This past Sunday, the 4th Annual Streamy Awards honored a vast range of emerging talent across the wide world of online video.

Streamy Awards map a shifting online landscape

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

The event attempts to chart the high points of the web’s entertainers, artists, and entrepreneurs.

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From iPhone 6 dibs to Camila Cabello spreading kindness

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

‘Gabriel’ by Edward Hirsch

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

The Internet’s fake news problem

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

On the Web, there’s so much more to see

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

What our feeds showed us in Ferguson

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

Which Web series deserve Emmys?

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

From Kanye West, Paul McCartney to every Simpsons ever

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

‘The Organized Mind’ by Daniel J. Levitin

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff