I dunno what to call it. Not really fiction, not really commentary. I may be even the only one who finds it a little worrisome.
I think this is what the Substack is going to be used for, mostly. It’s convenient, and not tied to this particular website.
Not a paid Substack, though. As I’m imagining it, I’ll use it as a clearinghouse for some of the stuff I write regularly. That should be useful, right?
I put it up, on the random chance that Twitter might blow up and I wanted to lock in the name. It looks like Twitter is not blowing up, though – but does this thing have any use anyway? Lots of people use Substack, but I’m not really on fire about it. Although possibly I should be.
I know some of you don’t like Twitter – well, nobody likes Twitter; we just endure it – but if you felt bad that you were missing Iowahawk’s almost preternatural ability to tell you what the car was in that snapshot of your Aunt Mabel, well: he’s got a Substack now. $5 a month, $40 a year; and Lord, but the number of people out there upset that Substack even exists! And they’re all the kind of people you take some pleasure in seeing upset, too. Gives an extra little frisson to the whole affair.
But it’s still mostly about the car IDs.Continue reading #DavesCarIDService Now available on Substack!