Oblomovka Orlowski palaver

Danny’s got some exasperated and nicely-phrased Orlowski bait over at Oblomovka. The thing about Orlowski is that he’s not an aberration and he won’t be going away any time soon. He’s what you get when a self-consciously geeky underground phenomenon gets its head above the parapet and attempts to create meaning for a group larger than its creators.

He’s an irritant and a bore but he’s also quite brave (debunking trendy ideas is sometimes lonely work) and, one of these days, he’ll say something really interesting or uncover some genuine elitism or a real plot. In the meantime, he’s always an entertaining read.