Friday, January 30, 2009

Not much to choose from ...

... between snark (which, I would suggest, is angry snottiness standing in for argument) and some old fogey's bitching: Harsh Words for Nastiness. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

"Everyone, it seems, wants to be a comic." These ham-fisted wannabes lack the "imagination, freshness, fantasy, verbal invention and adroitness" of their professional counterparts. "If you crave immediate proof, turn to the discussion threads that follow a routine post on so many Web sites," he writes.

I wonder if Denby cites any examples from those discussion threads and if he displays any familiarity with the blogosphere - other than what he's read about it?

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