The Burgess Letter

Craig Burgess
An email that's sometimes visual, sometimes audio, and sometimes words.
Created 10 May 2021
  • C*ntent
    13 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 1
    Welcome to another edition of my podcast that is exclusively about Wednesdays, recorded on a Wednesday and driving for a better Wednesday for all except me. This week: I decide to talk about c*ntent I...
  • Performing as ourselves
    11 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 4 2
    In Neil Postman's book Amusing Ourselves to Death—one which I talk about endlessly since I discovered it—there is a section that talks about a TV discussion. The discussion doesn't matter nor do the p...
  • The Value Trap
    06 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 4
    First of all, apologies. I’ll get back to writing stuff soon. I’m enjoying making these stupid podcasts at the minute1. In this week’s episode: V*alue Lots of c*ntent I tell Mike how he can listen to ...
  • Content Voice
    29 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 5
    In this week’s episode: Carlos tells me I must ask for more reviews I ask for more reviews I keep asking for reviews Have you thought about reviewing? I say some stuff about content voice Enjoy. Bye b...
  • The Audience Prison
    22 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 2
    The Wednesday Audio is back in its exclusive Wednesday spot, where I only talk about Wednesdays, on a Wednesday, exclusively on a Wednesday. Last week was a temporary shift-change required because I w...
  • Obviously I'll talk about NFTs today
    20 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    Yes, I fully intend to do this. Not too much though. It is The Monday Visual after all. I have to admit I’ve been a little Debbie Downer on NFTs for probably too long. I was a downer on Bitcoin too th...
  • The Rose
    17 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 6 0
    Whilst the following piece is cynical I am hopeful for a future return to The Innocent Web. I see it happening all around me on Substack and in The Soaring Twenties Social Club. I see artistry being p...
  • Staying on the bus
    15 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 7
    First of all I apologise for my transgressions. This episode was recorded on a Tuesday. I have falsified the records. I have faked the podcast. The curtain has been drawn back only to reveal an empty ...
  • Why so serious?
    13 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    You can dial it up or you can dial it down, but most things in life don’t need to be taken as seriously as you probably take them. Metrics, retweets, likes, shares, comments. Most of those things don’...
  • Contentalife
    10 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 4 7
    We lose sight of the men and women who do not simply seem great because they are famous but who are famous because they are great. We come closer and closer to degrading all fame into notoriety. — Dan...
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