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CNNi

Yazhou was in Hong Kong. Maybe you grew up with this technology, but for those of us who grew up in the twentieth century, it’s positively amazing. It’s kind of like asking my mother what it was like before television, I couldn’t fathom it. And now I’ve lived through a revolution myself, a technical revolution, […]

Virality Is History

Nothing catches fire anymore. Unless it’s Notre Dame Cathedral. Or to put it another way, we haven’t had that spirit here since 2012, with “Gangnam Style.” Of course there are exceptions, most notably with Mayor Pete. But that was based on substance, and the truth is politics/Washington D.C. is the internet of the era. As […]

History Of The Beach Boys Part Two-SiriusXM This Week

Tune in tomorrow, Tuesday April 16th, to Volume 106, 7 PM East, 4 PM West. Hear the episode live on SiriusXM VOLUME: HearLefsetzLive If you miss the episode, you can hear it on demand on the SiriusXM app: LefsetzLive

Nichification

First everybody was gonna have a website, then they were gonna have a blog, then a page on Facebook and now pictures on Instagram. What do all these endeavors have in common? They’re passing fads. Because it was too much work and too few people were paying attention. America is evolving into niches. I’m not […]