let’s test it, then.
does this create a conversation? or does my lack of authority result in no public acknowledgment of my opinion.
equity always matters, guys. say what(ever a-list bitchy shit) you want about commenters riding your coattails — and i agree with winer,* comment streams are poor/cynical substitutes for open fora — the elements of chance and ordinary division of labor play as much a part of putting writers out front as any other factor.
radio call-in shows are as popular as they are because they give the opportunity to voice concerns & theories in small pieces, no pro certification required.
which maybe only builds bullshit castles.
something real writers also do.
*to the extent that he said it