Angry Marr Criticizes Bloggers

Written on October 12, 2010 – 2:10 pm by Ding

In a beautiful piece of flame-bait, the BBC’s Andrew Marr has criticized bloggers the world over, stating that they are socially inadequate, pimpled, single, slightly seedy, bald, cauliflower-nosed young men sitting in their mother’s basements.”  He goes on to say that most bloggers are very angry people writing late at night whilst very drunk and that this will never replace journalism.

Is he right?  A little bit.  Is he wrong?  A little bit.  Is his comment a bit stupid?  A little bit.  Has he missed the point?  Probably.

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The Matrix / Mr Anderson’s Psychotic Episode

Written on October 11, 2010 – 12:57 pm by Ding

Albert Shoe in Widescreen apparently got me thinking a bit about escapism and quasi-mental breakdowns.  This inevitably led me to go back and think a bit harder about the Matrix. 

Allow me to explain that potentially unrelated link.

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