Monday, April 25, 2005

You’ve Got Mail

Sirs, I have tested your machine. It adds a new terror to life and makes death a long-felt want.
Herbert Beerbohm Tree (1853 - 1917), British actor and theatrical impresario, referring to a gramophone.

Pope Benedict XVI is now online. The title Benedict XVI reminds me of the David Bowie song TVC15. I wonder if the pope will give blessings and absolutions online? Well, don’t count on anything. He has to get through 30,844 messages in English, 12,621 in Italian and thousands more in other languages.

You can find the e-mail address here.

I wonder what the Vatican's privacy policy is?

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