“Wide rectangles are classier than narrow rectangles,” he wrote. “My conclusion: the iPad Mini will be for literary snobs, and the Kindle Fire will be for dumb-dumbs who read airport garbage books. Kindle Fire owners will read E.L. James, and iPad Mini owners will read E.L. Doctorow. You heard it here first.”
Tongue planted in cheek, yes. But don’t forget, Mr. Nosowitz: You’re only a literary snob if you turn your nose up at popular fiction without trying to make something better.
If wide ties are now also classier than narrow ones, I’ve been out of art school too long.
- The iPad Mini Is For Snobs, The Kindle Fire Is For Dumb-Dumbs (popsci.com)
- Do people really want a smaller iPad? (cnn.com)