Thursday, 23 August 2007

Onion Wikipedia Article

Over on the NT Gateway Weblog, I often discuss engaging critically with Wikipedia (over against those academics who would rather turn their backs on it). I particularly enjoyed this piece from The Onion with thanks to Brandon Wason:

Hard To Tell If Wikipedia Entry On Dada Has Been Vandalized Or Not

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND—The Wikipedia entry on Dada—the World War I–era "anti-art" movement characterized by random nonsense words, bizarre photocollage, and the repurposing of pre-existing material to strange and disturbing effect—may or may not have been severely vandalized, sources said Monday.

"This is either totally messed up or completely accurate," said Reed College art history major Ted Brendon . . .

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