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alternative news – ads by Google

There’s something interesting about Parallel Youniversity. I just love that tag line: alternative news – government conspiracies – rave culture. But they really should add “ads by Google” to the end of it.

It kind of sums up everything that I didn’t like about the whole early 90’s thing: the attempt to marry counterculture with making a fast buck. It was at the heart of Wired, because, of course, Wired was nothing more than a continuation of hippy by other means.

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  • http://homepage.mac.com/chasbaudelaire/iblog/B1541229392/index.html charles faris

    jeez…they don’t blink, and you can scroll past ‘em in about 2 seconds. give fraser a break, will ya? like he’s getting rich off google ads.

  • http://technovia.typepad.com Ian Betteridge

    How can you have truly alternative news and then tie yourself into a service provided by a large corporation? You don’t see that that’s at least… ironic?