The Academy Awards are over. But the event reminds us of AOL...

Why? Business Week recently published data on "Where Cybernauts Greet." Looking at the top five, we see that -- the envelope, please! -- AOL came in...fifth. And AOL's up against stiff competition on-line, too. One of their biggest competitors hopes that -- after AOL's $2.00-per-month price increase -- customers will give them the nod...

But we should all observe a moment of silence...for the Hub. AOL's dream of becoming an on-line star-- creating productions for the coveted "Generation X" demographic -- shattered Monday when they announced their closing. It offered AOL's users on-line curios like a real live girl and a tarot card reader. But ironically, last night the Hub published the tarot reader's Oscar picks. She was wrong in four out of six categories...