Posts from August 6, 2003

To the great relief of trailer trash everywhere

To the great relief of trailer trash everywhere
: Jerry Springer just announced that because his show would get in the way of a candidacy, he won’t be running for the Senate.

Pepe le PU

Pepe le PU
: Can you imagine what France smells like now?

Next: eBay, the movie

Next: eBay, the movie
: Somebody’s making a movie about a day in the lives of CraigsList.

Poliblogs

Poliblogs
: Mark Glaser writes about the Dean blog today (quoting me, btw). And at WSJ, James Taranto writes about all the blogging pols. He argues that it won’t work because blogs need to be snarky. No, blogging is just publishing and the better job these pols do at publishing, the better they will connect to voters.

RSS and freedom

RSS and freedom
: Hoder, the pioneering Iranian blogger, has an interesting idea: using RSS with peer-to-peer distribution to get around government censorship. One of his comments points out that this is what Freenet is intended to do. The difference, I imagine, is that using RSS allows any weblog to be published or read as is, around censors.