Jared Keller

Journalist, lad o’ leisure.


The Year I Stopped Tweeting

Here’s what I learned in my first five years in the workforce: Being a social media manager, or editor, or whatever, is the worst job in media.


The Year I Stopped Tweeting

Here’s what I learned in my first five years in the workforce: Being a social media manager, or editor, or whatever, is the worst job in media.


I Love That Dirty Water


Two bombs exploded in Boston today, killing three and wounding dozens more. The bombs detonated in Copley Square, towards the end of the Boston Marathon route. A White…


Riding the Subway as Therapy


Emotional traumas often demand to be overwhelmed by levity. My family and friends have always advised me to distract myself with happier things following the…

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Media, technology, and the Internet

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Mad World


One of my earliest memories is of pissing myself because of a movie.

The specifics are vague. I’m sitting in the third floor of my childhood home in Belmont…