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« Times Arts Frownlines 7 | Main | Free Reads -- Alan Ayckbourn »

September 13, 2002

Media Overload

Friedrich --

The book I finished last night I got free; the audiobook I listened to this morning also came free.

That's one of the upsides to working in an arty corner of the media world -- free stuff. One of the downsides is: too damn much free stuff. Keeping up with the product, even from a mere housekeeping point of view, can clog your brain, swamp your desk, and make you forget what you really enjoy, as well as how you'd really like to spend your time.

Let's see... Before me right now are invites to movie screenings: "Spirited Away" (Japanimation -- don't think so); "Moonlight Mile" (Dustin Hoffman and Susan Sarandon -- hmmmmmm, nope); and "Ballistics: Ecks vs. Sever" (spy thriller rated R not for sex but violence -- puhleeze). Into the circular file.

There, my head's clear again.

Best,

Michael

posted by Michael at September 13, 2002




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Good--now you have time to rent some Godard and write zee beautiful essay on eet.

Posted by: Friedrich on September 13, 2002 6:03 PM






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