Watch Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel Completely Misunderstand the Concept of "The Internet" in 1994
In 1994, mainstream America was, at best, online via a 56k dial-up modem and AOL or Prodigy. Today Show hosts Bryant Gumbel and Katie Couric were no exception. Watch them fumble over how to say out loud the “@” sign (Couric thought the symbol either meant “about” or “around”) and genuinely wonder, “What is the internet anyway??”
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The apartment you lived in your first year out of school, the walk-up with a view of the street.
I wanted to quit my job. I hated my boss.
His eyes widened, he became angry, and backed off of me. I told him he could leave now. Now. He said “With you being a good Christian girl, and me studying to be a priest, I think it’s important we not tell anyone what we did.”
In a fallen world, hope, like faith, is often the hardest thing to hold onto especially when you need it the most.