Michael Macrone
Press & Awards
NPR

National Public Radio
Weekend Edition Saturday

Brush Up Your Shakespeare
March 17, 2001
Hard-hitting interview with John Ydstie about Shakespearean coinages.

EW Cover

Entertainment Weekly

The Globe Sessions
by Ty Burr
July 30, 1999
A thorough roasting of Be Thou Now Persuaded (6CD, Rhino), including my liner notes.

New York Times Circuits

The New York Times

A New Language May Ease Web Use
by Anne Eisenberg
June 3, 1999
I am skeptical of XML's adoption.

Gold Pencil (1999)
Silver Pencil (1999)
Bronze Pencil (1999)

One Show Interactive  (2nd Annual, 1999)
https://www.oneshow.org/

Gold Pencil
Client: Microsoft

Silver Pencil
Client: Nike

Bronze Pencil
Client: Moonstone Mountain Equipment

Sunday Telegraph logo

The Sunday Telegraph

Review of Naughty Shakespeare
1998
If you already know all about Achilles and Patroclus, then my book is not for you.

TLS logo

The Times Literary Supplement

NB
by J.C. [James Campbell]
April 1998
Naughty Shakespeare is used to score points against the Education Secretary.

Webbies 1998

Webby Awards  (2nd Annual)

The People's Voice (Arts)
@tlas
March 1998

Gold Pencil (1998)

One Show Interactive  (1st Annual, 1998)
https://www.oneshow.org/

Gold Pencil
Client: Nike

Communication Arts

Communication Arts
Interactive Design Annual 3

Award of Excellence (Entertainment)
@tlas
September–October 1997

New York Times Cybertimes

The New York Times

Catch the Wind: Web Design as Collectible Art
by Jason Chervokas & Tom Watson
March 7, 1997
On the addition of @tlas to the permanent collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

SF Chronicle on Webbies

San Francisco Chronicle

SoMa Hosts First Beauty Contest for Web Sites
by Julia Angwin
March 7, 1997
featuring @tlas

Webbies 1997

Webby Awards  (1st Annual)

The People's Voice (Art/Design)
@tlas
March 6, 1997

Contract Professional

Contract Professional

Giving the Web a New Spin
by Steve Alexander
March–April 1997
More ancient words of HTML wisdom.

Communication Arts

Graphis #307

Focus on the Web: @atlas
by Ken Coupland
January 1997

San Francisco Chronicle Book Review

San Francisco Chronicle

One Last Look at 1996 Treasures
by Patricia Holt
December 29, 1996
Yes, Brush Up Your Poetry! is a treasure.

USA Today

USA Today

Common Talk from the Prolific Playwright
by Cathy Hainer
October 8, 1996
Factoids from Brush Up Your Shakespeare!

Communication Arts

Communication Arts
Interactive Design Annual 2

Award of Excellence (Self-Promotion)
@tlas
September–October 1996

Print

Print
Regional Design Annual 1996

Northern California
Book cover design for Animalogies
September–October 1996

Lynda Weinman

Step-by-Step Graphics

An Artistic Free-for-All
by Lynda Weinman
September–October 1996
Teardown of @tlas

The Net cover

The Net

Site of the Month
@tlas
June 1996

Wine Enthusiast

Wine Enthusiast

The Power of Packaging Meets the Art of Wine
May 1996
I opine on five fine wine designs.

Lynda Weinman

The Net

How the Pros Do It: Profile of a Web Master
by Lynda Weinman
April 1996

Wired

Wired

@tlas is thumbnailed for your consideration.
December 1995

National Enquirer

National Enquirer

Why Black Sheep Are Outcasts and White Elephants Are Useless
November 28, 1995
A sampling of my book Animalogies

San Jose Mercury News

San Jose Mercury News

What They're Writing: Michael Macrone
by Diane Manuel
September 17, 1995

Chicago Tribune

Chicago Tribune

Within the Bible, a Treasure-Trove of Popular Phrases
by Paul Galloway
July 2, 1995
Review of Brush Up Your Bible!

KQED Forum

KQED-FM, San Francisco

Forum
December 3, 1993
Interview with Michael Krasny to promote Brush Up Your Bible!

San Francisco Chronicle Review

San Francisco Chronicle

Curling Up with the Good Book
by Patricia Holt
November 28, 1993
Review of Brush Up Your Bible!

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Chicago Sun-Times

Bible ‘Primer’ Spells Out Its Literary Legacy
by Andrew Hermann
October 2, 1993
Religion Desk feature on Brush Up Your Bible!

Daily Mail logo

Publishers Weekly

Religious Scholarship for a Broad Audience
by Bob Summer
September 12, 1993
Blink and you'll miss his plug for Brush Up Your Bible!

Daily Mail logo

The Daily Mail

Where There's a Will There's a Word for It
by Julian Champkin
July 7, 1993
Excerpts from Brush Up Your Shakespeare!

TLS logo

The Times Literary Supplement

Hamlet and All That
by Gavin Ewart
November 27, 1992
Are you a "non-bright student"? Then Brush Up Your Shakespeare! is for you.

TLS logo

The Raleigh News & Observer

Shakespeare: A Thoroughly Modern Willie
by Michael Skube
November 15, 1992
The author revisits Brush Up Your Shakespeare!

Orlando Sentinel

The Orlando Sentinel

Books for Lovers of Language Writing
by Nancy Pate
December 1, 1991
It’s Greek to Me! gets a bullet point.

Express Books

East Bay Express Books

Short Takes
by Robert Hurwitt
November 1991
Something seems to have happened to me on the way to writing It’s Greek to Me!

Washington Post

The Washington Post

Hardcovers in Brief
September 8, 1991
It’s Greek to Me! is briefly recommended.

San Francisco Chronicle Review

San Francisco Chronicle

Ancient Greek for Moderns
by David L. Ulin
September 1, 1991
Mixed review of It’s Greek to Me!

The Canberra Times

The Canberra Times

Best of the Bard
by Ralph Elliott
November 3, 1990
Review of Brush Up Your Shakespeare!

Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald

Words
by Alan Peterson
1990
Survey of Brush Up Your Shakespeare!

The Guardian

The Guardian

Things as They Are
by Dennis Johnson
1990
Proof that even a positive review (here of Brush Up Your Shakespeare!) can still be snarky.

SF Chronicle Review

San Francisco Chronicle

Between the Lines
by Patricia Holt
August 19, 1990
Brush Up Your Shakespeare! is briefly recommended.

Express Books

East Bay Express Books

Short Takes
by Robert Hurwitt
August 1990
Review of Brush Up Your Shakespeare!

Dallas Morning News logo

The Dallas Morning News

Book reviews
June 10, 1990
Brush Up Your Shakespeare! is painless and fun.

East Bay Express

East Bay Express

Cafeteria of the Unexpected
In Concert: The Composers’ Cafeteria
by Sarah Cahill
March 10, 1989

SF Chronicle Review

The Village Voice

Real Life Top Ten
by Greil Marcus
June 2, 1987
#1 with a bullet: Mad Peck Studios: A Twenty-Year Retropective.

Issues

Issues

Compromising Creativity: The Marketing of WBRU-FM”
by Kirsten Engel
February 1983
I am chief witness for the prosecution.

Brown Daily Herald

Brown Daily Herald

WBRU-AM: New Wave in Radio
by Lenore Bourke
March 29, 1979

 

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