Links & Randomness:

  • It’s 3 a.m. and still working on the term paper. Look for it to be posted here at www.jmbzine.com sometime late in the afternoon. As far as I know it is the first academic paper written on the blogging phenomenon. (Or at least the first one that is published on the web.) Other papers have mentioned blogging, but I haven’t seen one that focuses on it. BTW, once it is up I would appreciate any and all comments, critiques, flames, etc. Just send them to me via my ICQ or email listed above. Your thoughts will be considered as I rewrite and revise it for a planned revision. (In an informal sense, this will be a kind of “peer reviewing” of sorts here in the blogging community.
  • The Flag Burning Page – Not that I support flag burning, in fact it disgusts me…but like it or not, it is protected by the First Amendment. As much as I love the flag, I love the First Amendment more. I don’t think you can truly value freedom until you are willing to permit someone to do something you hate with the freedom that they have.