Jargon Watch: KAGOY

Reading Time: < 1 minute KAGOY – (kids are getting old younger) a phenomena observed by toy industry experts. Where a few years ago children of eight years-old were willing to use their imagination and play with action figures, now the action figures would be aimed at three-to-five year olds. Toys for older children have to battle against the Internet,… Continue reading Jargon Watch: KAGOY

Raping Their Future

Reading Time: < 1 minute This posting started off after I read this Media Hack column by Adam Penenberg for Wired on the growing irrelevance of the Wall Street Journal. The gist of the column is that taste makers like blogs are not recommending the WJS to their peers, since they would only be able to read a linked article… Continue reading Raping Their Future

Platform Art and Renaissance

Reading Time: 3 minutes At Gloucester Road there is a series of self portraits by a photographer who has desguised himself in each picture. It is part of London Underground’s Platform Art series. I boought the tenth anniversary reissue of the original Renaissance mix album by Sasha and John Digweed. Renaissance is hailed by many clubbers as being revolutionary.… Continue reading Platform Art and Renaissance