Ever since being reminded that A Song for a New Day “turns out to be the perfect thing to read in a rising pandemic”, I’ve casually been watching how social distancing measures affect sociality and consumption. Along comes this CNBC report.

If social distancing caused by pandemics continues throughout 2020 and in years to come, the virtual artistic performance could rise in parallel with the importance of streaming services like Netflix in daily life.

This literally — literally literally — is the background for A Song for a New Day; it posits a world where social distancing continues possibly beyond public health necessity, becoming entrenched and commodified without us even really noticing.

Author: Bix

The unsupported use case of a mediocre, autistic midlife in St. Johns, Oregon —now with added global pandemic.