A glorious rant by Paul Ford on Ftrain, all about printed books and colophons and monkey grunts and McSweeney’s abuse of ligatures. Many thanks to wood s lot for the link.
A brief excerpt:

How can something as alive as the digital feel so often moribund, so Victorianized? What happened to Ezra Pound’s “Make it new”? It seems like the advice is the opposite: “Make it old,” comfortable, similar, safe. Then blog it.
I am a man who loves colophons, and thus doomed. I am a man who loves Web sites, and the future is flush with possibilities….

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