[FoRK] No More Cursive?

Aaron Burt aaron at bavariati.org
Wed Jul 20 10:41:56 PDT 2011


On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 01:58:21PM +0200, Dave Long wrote:
> (bonus march-of-time question: in "the sky above the port was the
> color of television, tuned to a dead channel", what color sky is
> Gibson imagining?)

Bright blue, of course.  Or maybe dead black.  I dunno, I dumped my TV 30
years ago and eventually got a laptop.  It's what kids are doing these days.

Luckily, useful cliches and analogies survive much longer than the
artifacts they're based on.
http://nymag.com/daily/entertainment/2010/01/the_needle_scratch_the_surpris.html



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