Over at Civil Warriors Ethan Rafuse has posted a video by Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh, author of West Pointers in the Civil War: The Old Army in War and Peace, in which Wayne responds to a line in Ethan’s review of Wayne’s book in The Journal of Military History. As before, when you click on Civil Warriors you get a warning that it is an attack site, although to the best of my knowledge it is not (I can think of a few blogs where that would be appropriate in a different way).
After I watched Wayne’s response to the review, I noticed that it was one of four videos he’s offered: you can access them all here. It appears that Wayne’s a Dodgers fan … lfnb%$woi!*ne[opbn}v
… excuse me, but it’s really hard to type when one’s laughing uncontrollably.
Watch Wayne’s videos, and then tell me what you think of this method of an author discussing a book as opposed to, say, the old tried and true methods of eleven years ago, namely … this.