Franzenuddism

Franzenuddism

What’s up with this guy?  He seems to be morally opposed to Twitter. Apparently he thinks people are trying to tweet their entire dissertations or well-researched and supported arguments in 140 characters or less: Twitter is unspeakably irritating. Twitter stands for everything I oppose … It’s hard to cite facts or create an argument in 140 characters […]

What’s with all the reader formatism?

What’s with all the reader formatism?

I’m sensing a growing… formatism in the book world, a new form of bookish snobbery. That is, reading formatism, aka, in which format you prefer to read. Hardcover? Paperback? Audio? … GASP EREADER? DEAR GOD WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU the internet seems to cry. DON’T YOU KNOW YOU ARE KILLING THE INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE? AND BORDERS, […]