Meta-post on the long tail

The scoreboard shows that about 300 people have viewed this blog this week and that about 80 different posts have been visited, of the 400-plus that exist. There have been about 20,000 views in the history of “Plastic Alto”.

 Wired magazine called this “the long tail.”
Maybe I should (and you, too, dear reader) should be spending that much more time reading books.
From a pile of a couple thousand clippings and flat wads of data, which I transformed into three piles of semi-sorted clusters of information, I pulled Michiko Kakutani’s article on “Texts Without Contexts“. Fittingly, it comes in two separate tear sheets. The booklist above is his.
edita I mean hers. Colin McEnroe claims as a prank to be the actual New York Times Pulitzer prize winning critic, MK, but I know better, thanks to wiki. And that somehow brings me to my outro of the band, named after an Korean Olympic boxing champion, fitting since I am just moments away from watching and taping the 2012 Olympics opening ceremonies, Sun Kil Moon:

About markweiss86

Mark Weiss, founder of Plastic Alto blog, is a concert promoter and artist manager in Palo Alto, as Earthwise Productions, with background as journalist, advertising copywriter, book store returns desk, college radio producer, city council and commissions candidate, high school basketball player; he also sang in local choir, and fronts an Allen Ginsberg tribute Beat Hotel Rm 32
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