Tag: oral history

Cyberville: Clicks, Culture, and the Creation of an Online Town by Stacy Horn

A tip of the hat for tech & culture writer Joanne McNeil for mentioning this book in her excellent Lurking. Cyberville is the story of New York City’s 1990s “online salon,” Echo. Stacy Horn founded Echo and authored this book….

Meet Me in the Bathroom: Rebirth and Rock and Roll in New York City 2001-2011 by Lizzy Goodman

Lizzy Goodman opens Meet Me in the Bathroom with this quote from NME writer Conor McNicholas: “Everybody is living through their own golden age, but you only realize it afterward, so start living it now.” Get to the end of this book,…

As If!: The Oral History of Clueless as told by Amy Heckerling and the Cast and Crew by Jen Chaney

Clueless is one of my all-time favorite movies. It’s fun and bright, the music is great, the characters are lovable. It’s just great. I never get tired of watching it. While I’m not the original targeting demographic (mid-30s guy into…