Friday, February 20, 2009

Martin's Links

For those who want to read blog entries on life in London in 1666, Samuel Pepys diaries are being posted on the net 343 years later to the day. If you enjoy history, London, or great dish, this is a great site to check out

And, George Orwell’s diaries are being reprinted here as a blog exactly 70 years to the day of being written

These are not diaries. They are only what can be called collaborative web art. It’s the Garfield comic strip without Garfield. To quote from the site:” Garfield Minus Garfield is a site dedicated to removing Garfield from the Garfield comic strips in order to reveal the existential angst of a certain young Mr. Jon Arbuckle. It is a journey deep into the mind of an isolated young everyman as he fights a losing battle against loneliness and depression in a quiet American suburb.”

On the other side of the coin, William Gibson, who is almost always a few steps in the future keeps a great blog at

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