Michael C. Keith

Michael C. Keith (“Losing His Head,” “Color Bind,” “The Burning Turtle”) is the author of over 20 books on electronic media, as well as a memoir and three books of fiction. Prior to joining Boston College, Keith was Chair of Education at the Museum of Broadcast Communications. He is the recipient of the International Radio Television Society’s Stanton Fellow Award and others. http://michaelckeith.com

Color Bind

By Michael C. Keith / July 21, 2010 / 1 Comment

There is only one way of seeing them, and that is, seeing the whole of them. –John Ruskin Life forms from V12 in the NGC4203 galaxy 10.4 million light years from Earth had inhabited Providence, R.I., for five weeks. They assumed human appearance and blended well with the local population, even dropping their “Rs” when […]

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Losing His Head

By Michael C. Keith / October 30, 2009 / 0 Comments

by Michael C. Keith Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him . . . —William Shakespeare To the outside world Jerry Farelli appeared to have everything life could offer: good looks, excellent health, and substantial wealth (albeit derived from a number of dubious enterprises). Yet happiness still eluded him, because his prized collection of celebrity skulls […]

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The Burning Turtle

By Michael C. Keith / April 10, 2009 / 15 Comments

by Michael C. Keith The Creature has a purpose and his eyes are bright with it. — John Keats Turtles communicate mostly by grunting, and what they have to say is amazing. I know because one has spoken to me since I was nine. At first I didn’t understand it, but as the fire incinerated […]

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