The WriterDad, husband, MBA, green tech marketing guy, hyperlocal publisher, Cubs fan and former political consultant in Chicago. Drop Mike Fourcher a line at mike (at) fourcher-dot-net.
What Is Vouchification?VOO ´ -chee — The first month of my college freshman year I got into a little trouble with the Dean of Housing. My college newspaper wrote a story about it, erroneously naming me "Mike Vouchey". The name stuck with some of my friends.
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What the world needs is another podcast! Truly, that’s what you and all of your friends have been saying all these years. So here I am, ready to serve the pent-up podcast demand with, “The Media Show,” a plain old … Continue reading
Fifty years ago today my father stood in a crowd of about a couple hundred thousand people in front of the Lincoln Memorial in The March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom. Somewhere nearby, unknown to my father, was my … Continue reading
I’m working on my second month out of news as a vocation, which has at times felt like lifting my head above water after swimming in the deeps. All of a sudden I feel like I can see further. Now … Continue reading
Imagine you are presented with a peanut butter sandwich. Nothing else on it. Dry. Makes your mouth sticky. Can I have some jam or honey on that? Or maybe cucumbers? “Nope. There isn’t any of that. Just peanut butter. All … Continue reading
There’s been a lot of breathless assumptions about Jeff Bezos’ business acumen and how he most assuredly will make the Washington Post into a profitable enterprise once again, because he’s a business genius. But then I read this comment from … Continue reading