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The Native Tourist
reformed/biblical observations on Christianity and culture

Tuesday, October 24, 2006
Shuffle
Alan Jacobs whos insightful A Visit to Vanity Fair is a wonderful expose of contemporary culture, turns his insightful eye to examine the iPod. (It is part of a review of The Perfect Thing - the book of the week at Books & Culture.)

An excerpt:

This little electronic gadget, like a pocket-sized Freudian analyst, has somehow revealed—worse, allowed me to reveal—my inauthenticity, as though its famously fingerprint-attracting polished metal back had lifted itself before my appalled face and cried, Behold!