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Like many personal blogs of its era, this blog is moribund, a casualty of what we might call "the Facebook effect." However, as of late 2015, two things are clear: (1) The Indie Web is a thing, and (2) the re-decentralization of the web is a thing. So who knows? 2016 2017 2018 (!) could be the year this blog rises from its own ashes. Stay tuned!

Thursday, 13 May 2004
That’s just one of the lovely ideas in Kurt Vonnegut’s latest short, angry, pessimistic little screed that does a fine job of taking stock of the world we suddenly find ourselves in, although I’m not sure I agree with the idea that “all great literature is about what a bummer it is to be a human being.”
posted to /misc at 2:13pm :: 1 response

Yael had this to say (05/19/2004 16:52:00):
OK, so show me one great book that is ENTIRELY optimistic. Or even one thoroughly enjoyable book, not necessarily "great literature." One.

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