Joe Bageant: Madmen and Sedatives: Inside the Iron Theater
: "Which is best? The iPod or the RCA Lycra Micro Jukebox? Headphones, cell phones and polyphonic ringtones, everyone is plugged into the white noise of pure commerce. It's the new 'Turn on, tune in, and drop out.' I liked the old version better. Used appropriately, LSD posed the great questions. And sometimes highlighted a few answers, too."
We definitely need a few answers now days.