The Emperor's New Layout

If you’re reading this in your RSS reader, you won’t yet have noticed that Old is the New New has a keen new layout, with three columns, larger print, and a candelabra-carrying robot. We believe it is, as the tots say, the schnitzel.

Old is the New New 3.0 marks the happy return of our sideblog, “The New New,” with its interweb links to confound and bemuse–but thanks to the magic of, um, computers, the sideblog posts will also appear in my main RSS feed for those too enervated to actually visit this site. The new layout also features a quaint “subscribe by email” feature. This will be handy for that vanishingly small fraction of you savvy enough to read this blog, but not so with it as to employ an RSS aggregator. Surely you’ve realized that clicking here every twelve minutes to see if I’ve posted anything new is a mug’s game? Sign up for an email notice every time I post and you can go for months without troubling yourself to think of me at all.

Finally, the new new Old is the New New features a old-timey blogroll (just like 2003!) in the right sidebar under “Corky Chums.” Would you like to be a part of it? At the moment it is woefully underpopulated. I’ll be adding several of my favorite blogs soon, with no quid pro quo expected. But if you’re the sort of blog my eight readers would hypothetically enjoy, and if you think I ought to be linking to you, and especially if you’re already linking to me (the surest way to demonstrate your discriminating taste), feel free to drop me a comment or an email. I understand static blogrolls are no longer as significant as they once were in determining search engine rankings, but I’m still happy to share the link love and get love in return.