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Saturday, March 08, 2014

tl;dr I Suppose

It is a bit demoralizing how "liked" and "retweeted" throwaway posts and snarky comments will be as compared to the vast indifference greeting something I actually worked on and feel proud of, like the Existenz piece. /grump


Athena Andreadis said...

That's easy to parse: plinking Like/Retweet buttons takes zero effort and even less thought. Reading treatises - with subordinate clauses, yet - requires a different level of investment for both time and thought.

Dale Carrico said...

I know, you're right, but I find it oddly depressing anyhow this time for some reason.

JD Tuyes said...

Dale, your articles, years of research and thought, went to the heart of a contemporary problem.

Welcome to Fame in the age of social media. Write on that and you'll be sure to make in on Salon and get even more retweets and likes!


Dale Carrico said...

I have a plan. Amor Mundi... now with fart jokes!

Dale Carrico said...

Come to think of it, that should be... more fart jokes.