Monthly Archives: April 2011

On Hulu Ads

I don’t like that Hulu asks you directly whether an ad is relevant to you.  It takes all the foreplay out of advertising, like an otherwise demure escort looking you in the eye after a night of sophisticated company, drinks and dinner and asking point blank, “so are you gonna do me now?”  Also, isn’t […]

Analectrate Gold, Ulmer and the Wikipedia Game (there’s a video at the end!!)

When I was in Seattle watching his cat I started reading some of my friend’s books.  He’s into Gregory Ulmer, who I guess is a professor of something cutting edge in Florida.  Anyway, this guy Ulmer has these words he makes up, like “MEmorial,” and “Electracy,” and “Mystory.”  The idea being that electracy is like […]