Sometimes a ringtone is just a ringtone, but not very often. Mostly
they say things like "hope you got away from yourself safe," or
"reformat a thief into a reverted serf," or "felt more real watching it
onscreen." This is not a technological book, it's about people, so it's
techno-illogical-- it's about hiding & thieving & occasionally, love.
sirois has written here a stunning documentary attempt at re-lyricizing
our stupid alienations. He succeeds, we don't. Ahoy there Group
Gropers, press send. ---- Rod Smith (author of Deed, The Good House and founder of Edge Books, DC)