[Note: A while back I was provoked by this article, or rather by an undercurrent in it that I grew tired of hearing from media pundits. Thanks to Con von Hoffman for bringing it to my attention with his rebuttal, though my beef is slightly different. Anyway this wound up forgotten in my drafts folder. But better … More Myths of modern media #1
Kinda on hiatus. While you wait for your regular blogging rep, please enjoy these pictures. We already ate the first tomato. It was amazingly better than supermarket tomatoes, just like all gardeners will try to tell you. (But it was.)
Wish I’d written this post about what publishing can learn from Gorillaz – thematically it would fit nicely here on Reassembler, don’t you think? – but alas I am not that smart. (You recall my fondness for Gorillaz.) Maybe I’ll finally knuckle down and write my “3 great misconceptions about Web publishing” series.
First Reassembler regular to show up: David K, right out of the blocks (mid-Jan 2007). Early comments from colleagues such as Rob O’Regan, Michael Goldberg, Michael Fitzgerald, Christopher Murray, David Churbuck , Fred Hapgood most ardently appreciated. First Matt Phelps comment: Feb 19 2007. Chessloser: April 2007. (I include Chessloser because I want to be … More Thanks for stopping by
Pickled cucumbers are an atrocity, victims of gratuitous violence, preserved indefinitely in an undead state in which they mindlessly reach out and infect all the other foods on the plate with their necrotic stink. – from Pickles, July 2007. I’ll never top that.
So Howard’s entirely accurate observations notwithstanding, I have created a few more “lenses” on Squidoo, including one on great books that didn’t have the shelf life they deserved. To a newcomer’s eye, Squidoo pages are mostly read by other Squidoo users – and at that, mostly because they’re there to promote pages of their own. … More Squidoo two
David Churbuck, a former colleague who set me down the blogging path, has become a serial religious service visitor. He writes about it in his blog series 50 Churches, One Mosque, One Temple – a fascinating exploration of religion viewed respectfully by an outsider. Great photos and observations.
The good Dr. Von Hoffman has posted his annual survey of horrific marketing blunders. Gird up yer loins before reading, for quarter is neither asked nor given….