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December 7, 2005 11:19 AM   Subscribe

It all started with American Pro Football. But soon inventors had one, then rockabillies and even cowgirls. Now there's even a Hall of Fame dedicated to the luminaries of network media. Seeing that's, uhm, people like us, i suppose the question is, do we agree with the list? Is anyone missing. How many of them should be deleted? And are there really no women working in this field?
posted by MrMerlot (13 comments total)

 
Really obnoxious pop-up window thingy = Me no read the rest of the site.
posted by docgonzo at 11:24 AM on December 7, 2005


The network media luminaries list is pretty uninteresting. It's just a page with links to their homepages or wikipedia entries.
posted by about_time at 11:26 AM on December 7, 2005


There's also a National Sports Museum coming in NYC.
posted by smackfu at 11:42 AM on December 7, 2005


Must... refrain... from making snarky comments about my football obsessed hometown...

posted by freq at 11:49 AM on December 7, 2005


It all started with American Pro Football

Nope.

posted by languagehat at 12:00 PM on December 7, 2005


Hm. I was thinking that there was going to be a big museum off of some interstate dedicated to network media heroes (a "Hall Of Fame." But instead, it is just a list? How is this list like any of the other museums linked to?
posted by tpl1212 at 12:01 PM on December 7, 2005


Cool that they threw in Walter Benjamin, but pretty scattershot otherwise. Many of those folks are notable, but not in the same categories with each other.

And none are in the same league as Benjamin.
posted by StickyCarpet at 12:35 PM on December 7, 2005


I want to see the Wikipedia Hall of Fame.

Every day a different lineup of luminaries!
posted by soyjoy at 1:31 PM on December 7, 2005


As far as I'm concerned, if there ain't no actual "Hall" then it ain't no Hall of Fame.


Signed,
a curmudgeon raised near Springfield, Mass (home of the Basketball Hall of Fame)
posted by Spatch at 1:38 PM on December 7, 2005


soyjoy: Nah - it'd have the same luminaries, just their bios would completely change every day.
posted by sien at 1:48 PM on December 7, 2005


All the net artists in the non-hall are mince, even judged by the standards of artists who chose to call themselves 'net artists'.
posted by jack_mo at 1:53 PM on December 7, 2005


There's a Caring Hall of Fame, if anyone gives a shit.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 2:12 PM on December 7, 2005


There's an apathy Hall of Fame, but I'm too lazy to look it up.
posted by swell at 5:04 PM on December 7, 2005


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