Jan 19, 2008

TRAVEL WRITING CLASS.COM IS DA BOMB

Written Road gave the Rome travel and photography workshop a shout-out.

That's the spring seminar Marcus Donner and I will teach on the Via Panisperna, near the former lab of Enrico Fermi and his "boys". In 1934, these physicists discovered the slow neutron, which paved the path for all sorts of atomic shenanigans.

We'll be sticking to less explosive material like narrative nonfiction devices and shooting images for the web.

6 comments:

  1. You should put in some physics jokes, just because you are close to such an important place.

    How about a little skit about how light can appear to have the properties of a particle and a wave? It can't decide what to be, with hilarious consequences.

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  2. Light can't decide what to be ... like an Italian man who has a hot girlfriend and a mum who irons his underpants. Should he live in sin? Dredge out the ancestral diamond? Climb into mamma's lap?

    Oh Louche, I'm gonna have to work on the physics repartee, clearly. Given the scriptwriters' strike, you're probably not available for ghosting, eh?

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  3. I've always favoured fast neutrons to slow ones, but hey, I guess that's personal preference for you.

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  4. Aren't all neutrons fast in Sweden? The sheer beauty of the gene pool must effect kinetics...

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  5. See there you go, you already have some comedy gold.

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