I'm in in the book and it was an enjoyable experience(he visited twice) but the article is misleading as both times he came with helpers so the claim about it just being a one on one encounter is patently false at least in my case.
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> On Dec 25, 2015, at 12:35 PM, Peter Hirsch <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> And to further waste your time reading about the "wild and weird world of
> black disc obsessives" (my own un-copyrighted term for how the press needs
> to find something sensational to describe the phenomenon so that the
> "outside world" will read their coverage and we all can roll our eyes).
> From Slate:
> Insane Record Collections and the People Who Own Them
> Most of you probably already know about the book and article, but I thought
> the pictures were at least pretty, even if I am left underwhelmed by the
> overall concept and what I gather the gist of whatever text accompanies
> them would be (I could be wrong since I have not seen the book itself, but
> I don't find the blog encouraging).
> Peter Hirsch
>> On Fri, Dec 25, 2015 at 11:12 AM, John Haley <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Article re vinyl in NY Times today:
>> I have to confess, I really don't get all this about the resurgence of
>> vinyl. It deserves to be a dead format. I believe this is just trendiness
>> that will pass like other fads do.
>> A Happy Holiday to All!
>> John Haley