As we hurtle headlong toward April, here are some blog posts I liked from the last week of March.
Writer Ken Levine‘s favorite job in television was on a sitcom that lasted but six episodes. It was the freedom and autonomy he had that made it great. Read My all-time favorite TV job
Did you know that the French had something like our current Internet — but text only — as early as 1978? Phillip Greenspun excerpts a book about the Minitel system. It was pretty cool, actually. Read Minitel would have turned 40 this year
I love a good road-trip blog post, especially with lots of photos of the built environment. Challenger 66 shares just such a post of a trip he made through some ghost towns on US 95 in Nevada. Read Ghost Town Tuesday: Ghost Towns of US 95 in Nevada
Jennifer Bowman reviews a book that is ostensibly about hummingbird rescue, but is actually about the human condition. Read Late-to-the-party book review, hummingbird edition: Fastest Things on Wings
This week’s camera reviews and experience reports:
- Praktica Nova (John Margetts)
- Yashica Electro 35 (dmitrizzle)
Read my reviews of this camera here and here.
- Zeiss Ikon Contessa 35 (Mike Eckman)
- Nikon N2020 (Mark O’Brien)
Read my review of the similar N2000 here.
- Canon Canonet QL19 (David)
- Leicaflex Standard (Jason Ganz)
- Olympus 35 LC (Peggy Anne)
- Praktica nova I (Nicholas Middleton)