Author Archives: Ponyboy
With the rapid expansion of Six Apart — the company responsible for Moveable Type and TypePad — and their hiring of a handful of old-school, A-list bloggers, the perfectly natural assuption is that they’re up to no good. And so … Continue reading
Did you know that 41 U.S. soldiers have been killed in Iraq so far this month? That 99 have died since the turnover? That over 950 are dead since the start of invasion? Did you know that 6,500 have been … Continue reading
For those of you who haven’t heard of BitTorrent — and a big hello to 99.99% of the population out there! — it’s a technology that allows you to download files, especially large files, a lot quicker than you might … Continue reading
Rarely to obscure educational books gain national attention, but rarer still do they have such famous fans.
What? Anonymous bloggers are self-loathing, inner-directed, borderline suicidal downers? Yeah, OK, I’ll buy that.
I think I’ve finally got Dave Winer figured out. It’s taken me years — quite literally years — but the weblogs.com hubbub has spawned a new theory that I think works extraordinarily well in explaining his many, many foibles. Dave … Continue reading
If you wait long enough — and whine loud enough — you eventually get everything you want. That can’t possibly be a good lesson.
Has anybody else noticed that President Bush’s popularity only manages to go up when somebody dies? If he’s still down in the polls come October, I suspect Cheney will go out and start randomly snapping necks.
Do not be critics, you people, I beg you. I was a critic and I wish I could take it all back because it came from a smelly and ignorant place in me, and spoke with a voice that was … Continue reading
Jeffrey Zeldman, waving his cane, bemoans the devolution of Glassdog from a “experimental narrative powerhouse” to a mere blog. That he does this from his blog is apparently too powerful an irony to be noticed, the way a star will … Continue reading