Here’s a little parody.
An election too close to call, a media baiting the candidate of the left to concede before the votes are counted. Hmmm. Haven’t we heard this one before?
In today’s NYTimes Magazine, John Updike has a piece defending authorship and books against the usual digerati critiques. I basically agree with it, but I took special note of the following: Kevin Kelly, identified as the “senior maverick” at Wired magazine, the article describes a glorious digitalizing of all written knowledge. […] Unlike the libraries […]
Today’s Globe and Mail is overrun with fawning praise for a billionaire. Among the headlines “He liked poking around antique shops and buying at Loblaw’s.”