That ferry still seems a long way away. Time to trawl through the links document and see if there are any interesting clippings. The vast majority of these have expired, vanished into the ether. Of course, we can be sure that someone, somewhere has archived
them, but like swift, scrawled jottings in a notebook, it's hard to remember why any of these were bookmarked in the first place.
Originality, ever prized, is increasingly scarce, but we can offer you these. The tale of a girl's true best friend, an interview with Amy Holman Edelman over at Cool Girls Japan
(a great title for a site). Perhaps there was something else there that originally got our attention. It's nice to see that the hypertext kitchen
is still alive and well, linking to projects - especially in the literary arts - that use hypertext, such as art interactive
(which is, well, interactive
, but confusing).
Some things are deserving of their longevity, such as chemosphere
, an online furniture store that fuels the slightly desperate craze for 1970s leather sofas. Others vanished in an all-too predictable way, yet rather unsportingly created their pages all in flash (which is a sign in itself), making them hard to archive. Whatever: marvel at Unit 26
's desire to sell you art and design online, or Room 12
's snooty travel booking site, and remember the days when these services seemed entirely plausible.
Seen recently, David Lynch
's Mulholland Drive
. As unsual and inpenetrable as we'd been led to expect, yet convincingly explained and deconstructed here
(and in this ensuing debate