Welcome to Whimsy Boom by Andrew Rodgers and Iana Dontcheva. This is where we write about media, culture, politics, and the business of film. To kick things off, we’ll periodically post thoughts and news about new developments in our areas of interest — and they’ll forever be fr…
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Breaking news that sends a 'chilling signal'... Needed evolutions for non-profits...The trouble with Donor Advised Funds... And even more newspaper stu…
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Fundamentally, we understand that municipal governments fund the things that communities decide are important – things that shouldn’t be left to chance…
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Earlier yesterday morning, the bleak news broke across social media in North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad, where I lived for many years and came of age pr…
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Today’s newsletter brings something a little different – three different stories about recent developments in the world of politics, film, and media. T…
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Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan was interviewed yesterday on NPR’s Fresh Air, about her new book, “Ghosting the News: Local Journalis…
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Last October, news broke in the town where I grew up – Champaign, Illinois – that the Art Theater, the city’s last remaining arthouse theater, was clos…
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