Mario Clouds and Gutterballs

Great article on Internet-history aficionado Cory Arcangel, in the May 30 edition of the New Yorker. Andrea K. Scott summarizes Arcangel’s approach in a single succinct sentence:

Arcangel finds an abject beauty in the way that modern technology is doomed to obsolescence.

Some of Arcangel’s recent projects:

  • And a blog that automatically updates with that week’s New Yorker cartoon caption contest, with the same caption: What A Misunderstanding!