To be clear, I’ve never worked for Virgin Records. Nor have I ever stolen a master tape of Sticky Fingers. But somehow this Cracker tune summed up my mood on the drive home tonight:
As a new media guy, I suppose it’s heresy to say that I find some of the en vogue (or at least formerly en vogue) services to be utterly ridiculous. Twitter’s one example (but that’s another post).
I tried really hard to see Second Life as something more than a timesuck for gullible ex-dungeonmasters and marketing consultants with enough disposable time and income that they don’t mind slow, jerky, crashing animations of their alter-fauxegos. But I’ve come up empty. I mean at least WOW gives you the entertaiment value of killing stuff.
So I find news of a real estate crisis in SL beyond ridiculous. Keep Reading
Coming to Sundance Channel. Almost enough to make me re-upgrade the DirecTV subscription. Thank gawd for bittorrent.
(And yes, I am padding to test out the new blog / theme / etc.)
There’s an illustrator who is doing sweet, stylized wallpapers themed around each episode of Mad Men.
Here’s a slideshow: