when I put the

when I put the tagline in greg.org’s directory listing on
NYC Bloggers (“following the making of an independent film and the film…maker who… made it.”), I was, of course, making reference to Austin Powers. Naturally, in this grand, navel-gazing web of ours, I am not alone. But while I’m in an Austin state of mind, Shagpad.com v1.0 is a site (with a wry e-commerce culture essay) I did a few years ago. In fact, it was just about this time of year when I registered shagpad.com…(at Cannes, in fact, where the AP premiere party was held in a “shagpad” a nerd would have called a tent.)