Disconnected: after seeing Barry Diller's plan for the QVC home shopping network, it's hard to believe this is the same man who created the Fox Network

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After re-reading Ken Auletta’s relentlessly….Now Diller may indeed have found a brilliant future investing in the interactive guts of the QVC home shopping network, but you would never know that from this textual narrowcast of media cliches. From the opening paean to his PowerBook to the tales of pilgrimages to multimedia Meccas like Apple and Microsoft, Auletta’s Diller comes off as a man with less a golden gut than a silicon spleen.

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