If we want to do sociology of literature, let’s get away from texts for a bit.
An archive of the super-ephemeral
"I'm no PhD." So begins today's Library of Congress blog post by Director of Communications Matt Raymond, which breaks the news that the LOC has acquired every public tweet published since Twitter launched in 2006:
Nanoculture aka “Douglas Coupland has no Facebook or MySpace page.” (But he does have a Twitter.)
Excerpt from one of Deborah Solomon's infamously condensed interviews in The New York Times Magazine. (I like them.) With Douglas Coupland, famous Canadian, infamous coiner of the term Gen X.