Robert (gurdonark) wrote,

living for the cyber city.

Tonight we watched the PBS broadcast of the White House performance by Stevie Wonder and by artists covering Stevie Wonder. We liked the show very well, although some part of me kept expecting them to say "we've had jazz, we've had gospel, we've had crooner, we've had soul, we've had opera--now it's time for RAWK", whereupon one of those non-rockers people call rockers like Jon Bon Jovi would burst onto the stage, and sing "I Just Called To Say I Love You", with a blistering solo by someone like Slash or Yngwie. Later, I listened to Bryan Ferry's cover of "All Along the Watch Tower" and pondered irony.

whiteshell granite

I watched an episode of MI 5 except I think I've seen this epi before and it leaves us on a cliffhanger and I can't remember if we fall off the cliff or if the cliff is really just a segue. We'll see.

For some reason my twitter account is bursting with new followers tonight. A few are understandable, ambient folks who are all connecting up thanks to the Disquiet weblog. A few are religious folks who are perhaps friends of the religious folks I know on twitter. A minority are of the "Who will help me reach 300,000 friends?" variety, who alternate count tweets with "be interpersonal" tweets as they impersonally follow more people. I rarely follow the marketers, though the jargon amuses me. On the other hand, I meet some awfully cool people on twitter, once I realized it's about common interests and using the search functions wisely.

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