Just a few thoughts on new media and newspapers, as the subject has been buzzing recently.
First, we've got the video obituary of Art Buchwald which, frankly, creeped me out and also made me laugh. Which then creeped me out more. Of course, Art Buchwald may have wanted it that way.
Dan Kennedy, late of the Boston Phoenix and currently of Northeastern University, weighs in on the recent goings-ons at the Globe, and elsewhere.
And the Los Angeles Times is making changes to bring its on-line and print editions closer together.
Here at Exhibitionist, where funds are limited, we've come up with a new way to entice you to click on over. Free Slim Jims. E-mail me and, each month, I'll randomly select your name out of a giant bowler. I will then mail out either a bag of beef chews or one of the old-fashioned original sticks.