In the American media there are two constants. In politics, it is always and forever 1968, and liberals are Dirty Fucking Hippies. In culture, anyone who decides to poke their head out of the cultural world of the CBS primetime line-up is a sad, basement-dwelling loner screaming into his Hello Kitty pillow as crackling video dubs of the original Spider-Man cartoon flicker on his television.(The links are mine, not Mr Rogers’.) Via Wil Wheaton.
29 August 2007
While talking about the recent Comicon, John Rogers of Kung Fu monkey observes something about the media coverage of it, and how it connects to our news media in general.