clap clap blog: we have moved
Friday, October 29, 2004
- Well, looks like maybe I won't need to write that book after all. Steven Johnson, who wrote Emergence, descibes his new book, Everything Bad Is Good For You: Why Today's Pop Culture Is Making Our Kids Smarter thusly:
Everything Bad is a pure work of persuasion, an old-fashioned
Of course, then again, maybe this'll provide some actual, uh, evidence for the thing I'm trying to argue. Science is good:
The critical method I've concocted for making the argument is one of my favorite
I like Steven's stuff a lot; Emergence was very good, and I learned about that via the good ol' days of Plastic. So I'm very much looking forward to this. [via bb]
- The results of Popjustice's make-your-own-Britney-album-cover contest are kind of horrifying.
- Clifford Pub is the site for the various compilations done by members of the Severed Heads list. I've got a song on the Mangled compilation, track 13, Lew et al - Mine Sweet Child (pts 1 + 2), which you may or may not be interested in hearing. It's a ukelele, samples and analogue electronics-based cover of a Guns 'n' Roses tune. Bit of a trifle. But poke around on there, all that stuff is choice.