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The ad that changed my life

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This is ad for Delphi Internet’s X-Files Online changed my life. When I was 13, I was completely enthralled with the X-Files. Since this was still pre-internet time for most of us, the only way to get information about the show was through magazines. So, on the way home from school, I’d stop at the […]

Non-nerds can now read about rickrolling in newspaper

A surprising thing happened today: the Global and Mail ran a story by Ivor Tossell about… wait for it… rickrollling! (thanks Luke for the link, I’m glad someone still reads the paper;) ) I’ve been lamenting the sad state of journalistic reporting on internet culture for a while (in fact, it was part of the […]