Sunday, September 15, 2002

The Pop vs. Soda vs. Coke vs. Soft Drink etc. This is a cool research project on regional dialects. When you were growing up how would you refer to carbonated beverages?

Some Lester Bangs: The first mistake of Art is to assume that it's serious.
A limited group of people really do decide what is cool to get out to the rest of the schlubs in middle America.

Dori Bangs, listed in his 10 favorite stories,

DORI BANGS by Bruce Sterling

* Nebula Short Story Nominee (1989), Hugo Short Story Nominee (1990)
An alternate history where cartoonist Dori Seda and rock critic Lester Bangs, two underground figures who died young and alone, find each other and marry.

a critical review here

A great history - A Brief History of Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.

No comments: