Friday, February 22, 2008

Auto-Fun of the Day :: 2-22-2008

quote: "I don't feel wise. Why is it that human beings are allowed to grow up without the necessary apparatus to make sound ethical decisions?" (Jeanette Winterson, Written on the Body)

links: (1) Marshall Herskovitz (co-creator of My So-Called Life) discusses launching the webseries quarterlife -- and also addresses with trademark poignancy the distinctly male environment of the internet and argues that "The further I've gotten into the Internet, the more I've become convinced that we've explored only a tiny corner of what it can mean and what we can feel there." ( (2) Kurt Anderson analyzes the demographic destiny of voters in the Clinton-Obama race. E.g., "You are so weird, New Jersey!" (@nymag), (3) Inside the Mind of The 16-Year-Old Boy (@nytimes blog), (4) Sadie Magazine, "where feminism meets arts meets grrls" has launched! (@sadie), (5) Janice Earlbaum on writer's block (@girlbomb).