AOL’s “You’ve Got Mail” guy now welcomes you to his Uber

If you’ve ever used America Online and you’re still with us, god bless, you’ll recognize Elwood Edwards’ voice. During the 1990s, it was Edwards who bid you a “Welcome” in from the howling winds of your modem connecting—his mutedly enthusiastic, oddly clipped “You’ve got mail” the sound of your existence being…

Read This: Inside the weird world of AOL disc collecting

AOL, Angelfire, floppy disk. Vice’s new article on the “intense, competitive world of AOL disc collecting” is full of anachronistic references that make a Baby-G watch seem modern by comparison. Remember AOL discs? They came in a variety of colors, could be shrink-wrapped or encased in plastic, and promised users…