Dec 6, 1996
Four stories about people struggling at the fringes of our nation's media/music/infotainment industry.
- Sarah Vowell on the joy of making mix tapes of your favorite songs to send to loved ones. She spots an ad for someone who makes them for money. "Prostitute," she thinks. Then she decides she wants the job. And tries it. And finds it's a lot harder than she imagined. (14 minutes)Song: "Mix Tapes", The Nonce
Illustration by Chris Ware