Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Even trailer trash need libraries

Link to Diana Nelson Jones 10/27/2010 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette blogpost.

Excerpt: The satire is "not about literacy it's about ignorance," he said. "I make fun of everything and everyone. When I realized I had fans, I went to the library to set up an e-mail account so I could hear from them." (The e-mail will be shown on the screen during his show starting in November.) "People have pasted me on YouTube," including a group of teen-agers who have videotaped themselves watching the show and commenting on it.

Without the Beechview branch -- one of five the library board proposes closing -- he won't have easy access to his fan base.

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