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Thursday, June 22, 2006

Book Review

I was reading the Washington Post's review of Douglas Coupland's new book, JPod, and found this sentence of the review hit a little close to home:

Sometimes the Web feels like nothing more than an online strip mall, littered with advertisements, corporate home pages, porn, celebrity gossip and day-trading portals.
Gulp. Sometimes I feel bad about contributing to the celebrity gossip glut, but then I wonder how else I'd spend my day. And I get depressed, so I squelch the thought and check my RSS reader again.

The book does sound interesting and entertaining. I haven't read any of Coupland's recent works, so maybe it's time to try again.


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