Good Morning Gentle Readers,
James Lileks says.....
I’m never happy to see Christmas pass; it makes all the decorations and holiday gear suddenly seem sad and out of date. It shouldn’t be so, as we are celebrating The Season, and that lasts beyond The Day, right? But we all know better. Santa is a symbol of hope and delight on Dec. 23rd; on the 26th he’s heaped in clearance bins. Even his most fervent constituency, children, has moved on.
In Other News
Mrs TWC slipped one of these under the tree.
Won't mean much to the under-35 crowd, but for us Doobie Brothers burn-outs who hung onto a closet full of vinyl, half of which is laced with more campfire hiss and pop than the local Girl Sprout Jamboree, this could be a sweet deal. Think Geek reminds us that.....
It's a sad life being an outdated media format like the vinyl record. Once you were hi-tech and new with amazing sound... now everyone shuns you in favor of soulless shiny metallic discs. Is that the treatment a true audio pioneer deserves?
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