Dancing about Architecture

· Weblog Concepts

Kung Fu Grippe has a surefire way of filtering meta-meta-meta-weblog discussions. Replace “blog” with “trampoline” and book with “breakdancing contest”:

There were a few amusing essays in We’ve Got Trampoline—Julian Dibbell’s “Portrait of the Trampoliner as a Young Man,” and Tim Cavanaugh’s “Let Slip the Trampolines of War,” for example—but both these old-school throwdowns struck me as products of old media thinking: “Hey, there are all these trampolines out there. Let’s Do a Breakdancing Contest.” How about “Let’s Not Do a Breakdancing Contest?”