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

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

The rapidly expanding world of Web series is changing the way TV (or what we’ve known as TV) is created and watched.

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What our feeds showed us in Ferguson

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

Much of what we’ve watched unfold in Ferguson, Missouri, has been a manifestation of this struggle against the outrageous becoming the norm.

Which Web series deserve Emmys?

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

The expanding field and increasing quality of Web series deserve a closer look.

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From Kanye West, Paul McCartney to every Simpsons ever

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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‘The Organized Mind’ by Daniel J. Levitin

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

The rise of anonymous sharing on Yik Yak, Secret

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

From web journalism to an Uber-Lyft squabble

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

With emoji here to stay, it’s face time

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

From the Apparently Kid to Lil’ Kim

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

From ‘Lucy’ to Lumosity, human intelligence is hot

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff

From OkCupid manipulation to ‘Sharknado 2’

By Michael Andor Brodeur , Globe Staff