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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
> <http://www.slate.com/blogs/behold/2014/06/18/eilon_paz_photographs_record_collectors_in_his_book_dust_grooves_adventures.html?wpsrc=sh_all_dt_tw_top>
> 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).
> 
> Peace,
> 
> 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:
>> 
>> 
>> http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/columbia-house-to-relaunch-as-vinyl-subscription-service-in-2016-20151224
>> 
>> 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
>>