Valley of the Boom

Booming new mini-series captures the internet -- idealism, insanity and all

"Valley of the Boom" is the best new show of the year.

OK, that isn't saying much, because the year is less than two weeks old. But it's also the best new show of the season, nudging out "The Romanoffs" and others. It's a wonderfully weird look at three ventures in the ealy days of the Internet. Here's the story I sent to papers:

By Mike Hughes

In its frantic early
stages, the Internet was a grand goulash.