Elderism #101

January 1st, 2011

“Calmly considered, I have no quarrel with intelligent people making use of the blog constructively.”

John Simon, world’s meanest theater critic. This summer, the 85 year-old Simon, who has has written for newspapers and magazines for 50 years, called bloggers “the vermin of society.”┬áBut now–“like a giant tortoise from its shell,” to quote the tortoise himself–Simon has just launched his own blog, Uncensored.