Today’s links of interest:
- Plan hopes to boost FasTrak
Cool, but all this will do is move the traffic jams from the toll plazas to the bridges themselves . . .
- The long tail of the alcohol distribution curve
It’s very very rare when you find your life summed up in a single headline.
- Gammons in Good Condition After Surgery
Huzzah. Gammons is one of the good ones, and we’re glad to see that he is OK.
- L.A. Film Festival ’06: The Revolution Will Be Personal
It’s the dawn of the little guy.
- Cities May Lose Power Over Cable TV
Goodbye cable franchises, hello continued high costs.
- Teenage Wasteland: Where Are The Mags for Teenage Boys?
Is this really a question that needs to be answered?
- His Space
Rupert Murdoch is turning MySpace into a lean, mean marketing machine. Because kids love that sort of thing.
- New Media Luring Money Away From Networks
In other news, cable is stealing eyeballs from the networks. It’s tough being a legacy broadcaster.
- Patriot Act smackdown: Librarians 1, FBI 0
Medialoper always roots for the Librarians.
- Casino designer leaves nothing to chance
Wait a second! Casinos are designed to *take* my money? Wow, that explains a lot!
- Hollywood targets ‘fan boys’ to boost box office
They’ve just now figured this out?
- Digital Dreams for Newspapers
Newspapers are finally starting to see the Internet as an opportunity, not a threat.
- Mobile phone users will be able to buy songs from radio
One-click and you own the song. It’s like recording radio without a tape player.