Digital Love

Jonathan Franzen’s 2011 Kenyon commencement speech, published this weekend in the New York Times, covers love, consumerism, and narcissism in the digital age.  If you’re concerned with critical reception, looks like you’re not a creator of “serious art and literature,” in Franzen’s eyes.

TimesMachine

New York Times has a cool feature I was unaware of, letting you browse issues from 1851-1922 in all their original grandeur.  Articles are also available for download as PDFs.