I heard Andrei Codrescu’s essay “Growing Up the IPod Way” on one of my NPR podcasts this morning. It’s a short, intriguing piece about reliving your own memories – and other people’s memories – by listening to a life’s soundtrack on your iPod. Codrescu writes:
I used Laura’s iPod for a week and had a voyeur’s trip through her life. Her music made so strong an impression, I started dreaming what had to be her dreams, because I found myself in places totally strange to me.
Read Codrescu’s essay on the NPR website or listen to him read it here: