Happy February, Roadies! Here are the blog posts I liked most from this week.
As I’ve written before, we’re in the post-blog era. If you don’t already have a popular blog, you are not going to be able to build one. Ann Althouse considers the once-mighty mommy blog and how it has fallen, and wonders what happened to blogging in general. Read Whatever happened to blogging?
M. B. Henry tells the fascinating history of the city that lurks under the city of Seattle. Read The Seattle Underground
It may be strange to contemplate, but the midsize and large American sedan may be doomed. Edward Snitkoff, writing for Curbside Classic, does a solid analysis of why Ford’s Fusion might be in its last ever generation. Read Future Curbside Classic: 2013-20XX Ford Fusion – Is This Ford’s Last Midsize?
Mark O’Brien uses a sous-vide immersion heater to get precise temperatures for his film development. He explains how to do it in his post. Read How to cook your film
The Super Bowl is tomorrow, up in chilly Minnesota. If you’re going to the game, friend of the blog Heide has the straight dope on how to look like you’re from the land of 10,000 lakes. Read How to pass for a Minnesotan
This week’s camera reviews and experience reports:
- Contessa-Nettel Piccolette (John Margetts)
- Rolleiflex SL66 (Michael Nguyen)
- Leica M4-P (Paul Lovell)
- Olympus XA2 (Mike Eckman)
Read my review of this camera here.
- Konica Hexar AF (Sam)
- Agfa Isolette (SilverFox)