Hawk Cam Gets a Think Piece


The excitement lies in the act of seeing rather than what is being seen: the voyeuristic frisson of watching real life, unedited. But the Hawk Cam isn’t peeking into some random person’s kitchen: We’re getting an up-close view of Violet and Bobby’s boudoir.” —Ruth Franklin gives the close-read treatment to the Times’ streaming-video-of-cute-animals ploy for web traffic and manages to make it sound a tad creepy [TNR]