Tuesday, March 8, 2011

A Roald Dahl look at new e-devices

The mid-week (or early-week!) blues got you?
This adorable graphic from Unshelved is a great pick-me-up. It references Matilda, by Roald Dahl and her e-reader experience (hint: not good)!
While I'm an ebook fan, I totally understand and GET her experience.

Linked here for the rest of the comic: http://www.unshelved.com/2011-3-4
The art is by Aaron Renier from www.aaronrenier.com
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  1. LOL :D I think swapping an e-book for TV in the story of Matilda modernizes it very well & makes us wonder how the experience of reading is changing. Is it better to be able to have all the answers you need at your fingertips or to use our imaginations & comprehension skills while reading?

  2. You really brought up a thought-provoking question.
    Most people might want imagination maybe?
    I like my Kindle precisely cause it has less distraction than a laptop while reading!

  3. lols..brought back Matilda...such a delightful book that was


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