TKC 267 Sam Ford

Sam FordCo-Author of Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture

Interview Starts at 17:38

The book has always been, in terms of its ideas, a highly connected media property, highly intertextual, referring to ideas in society, other works, etc. The technology has now caught up to the cultural process in a way that allows us to make those sorts of connections, but we’re not ready to make use of the capability of the technology yet. And I think that’s where so much promise is to come. 30-Day Free Trial. Get yours today at

Show Notes and Links:


Kindle Kids TV Amazon commercial – UK

“Amazon’s New Kindle Is Another Brick in Its Digital-Reading Wall” by Brad Stone at BloombergBusinessWeek – September 3, 2013.

A Kindle Fan’s Report from the Front Row at Amazon’s NYC Press Conference (2012) by Len Edgerly – $1.99 on Kindle

Inside the Hangar at Amazon’s Santa Monica Press Conference – September 6, 2013 by Len Edgerly – $2.99 on Kindle

Tech Tip

Kindle Direct Publishing cover creator tool

Interview with Sam Ford

Spreadable Media: Creating Value and Meaning in a Networked Culture by Henry Jenkins, Sam Ford and Joshua Green – $12.10 on Kindle

Spreadable Media website

Immersedition – evolutionary storytelling


Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust Rediscoveries series at

The Man in the Window by Jon Cohen – available for preorder on Kindle for $4.99 with delivery September 17, 2013 

Music for my podcast is from an original Thelonius Monk composition named “Well, You Needn’t.” This version is “Ra-Monk” by Eval Manigat on the “Variations in Time: A Jazz Persepctive” CD by Public Transit Recording” CD.

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Nancy Pearl , creator of the Book Lust Rediscoveries Series

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