Friday, September 23, 2005

Jon Stewart Interview in Wired

manipulating the internets

The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is the most compelling reason to get cable that I know of (and lack of money is the most compelling reason not to get cable, but...). Here are a couple of highlights from an interview with Jon Stewart:

The Internet is just a world passing around notes in a classroom. That's all it is. All those media companies say, "We're going to make a killing here." You won't because it's still only as good as the content.


[H]ow much do you need TV to be available in convenient form? It already is convenient - we have the DVR. Do you need TV on your watch as you walk from your cell phone to your BlackBerry? At what point do we get saturated enough to say, "OK, I get it! We can get anything we want at any time! Let's go sit around a large table and eat a meal in silence"? Sometimes this shit's just overkill.

To read the full article (which I recommend), click here.

Thanks to Helskel for the heads-up!