Dr Mumbo

Savaging the bearcubs of Media 140

Fair to say there have been some quirky contributions from the blogosphere to the comment pool on last week’s Media 140 conference in Sydney.  

We’ve already covered off Laurel Papworth’s unusual view of what life is like inside a newsroom.

Then there was The Inquisitr’s  Duncan Riley getting spectacularly (and possibly rightly) cross with the organisers because they didn’t provide him with journalistic accreditation.

But best of all goes to Linen Suave, whose take on Media 140 takes what is (hopefully) parable form:

“When I was touring with Kraftwerk in 1977, Ralf Hütter and the band pulled a hilarious prank where I was stripped naked, bound and thrown from the van at high speed in the middle of a European forest. I spend days lost, hungry and starving before I happen upon cave. In the cave were some bear cubs, abandoned by their mother – naturally, I chose to consume the cubs to gain their strength.”

A useful contribution, Dr Mumbo is sure you’ll agree,


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