Over at This Side of Glory, Grace wonders if Blogs are the next 8-track tapes. For most bloggers, let me explain: Grace. Is. Old. In other words, what I meant to say is: Grace is old enough to remember 8-tracks. Realizing that this is still a foggy concept for many, I have posted a picture of
the blog the 8-track at left.
Yikes! On closer observation that appears to be a pic of a compact disc! Look, if you’re too young to remember those … that’s why God invented Wiki Wiki Wiki Wiki.
Grace cites an article from Christianity Today which begins …
As weblogs proliferated earlier this decade, Andy Warhol’s famous aphorism was modified to read, “In the future, everyone will be famous to 15 people.” Now it looks like Warhol was right after all: Thanks to widespread blog burnout, everyone will be famous to 15 people for 15 minutes.
Read it all H E R E.
(Boom-box cars, saggin’ pants, tats & piercings are just a few exceptions that prove the rule.)