by Rich Manieri
Sometimes, I catch myself, as I explain to 19 and 20-year-olds what life was like before Al Gore invented the Internet.
“In my day, if you wanted to read an old newspaper, you had to walk over to the library.” I actually said this.
I’ve never said, “I had to walk a mile and a half in the snow to get to school” even though this is technically accurate. There was no school bus in my neighborhood so I legged it.
The point is, I think, every generation belie...