The Wednesday Video
People have been predicting the death of the printed word ever since the radio. (Radio was also supposed to destroy the American family, much as were voting rights for women and blacks, and most recently homosexual marriage. I think someone keeps losing the scorecard.) After radio, television was to have killed print, then VCRs, videogames, and computers. My own personal opinion is that print isn’t going anywhere fast, but there is finally an item that is taking print on in it’s home turf… and stomps all over it. (After a little initial investment, that is…)
Now I’m not a sports guy, but I do dig magazines for the depth of information that is often not available from other sources. I also like to read a lot of books, and I think that in the long run, a person like me is likely to end up at least breaking even. But this is much less about me justifying myself than it is LOOK HOW COOL!
Let the naysaying commence…