Today’s links of interest:
- Olbermann’s Book Soars On Amazon.com
How to increase pre-orders without really trying.
- Sci Fi Uses a Web Series to Entice Viewers to ?Battlestar Galactica?
You can see them on Sci-Fi’s official Battlestar site. Don’t expect a whole lot of the marquee characters, but there are worse ways to spend 6 – 7 minutes a week until the Season 3 premiere.
- Next time it’s serious. The Office duo plan new drama
You mean The Office and Extras aren’t serious?
- In a TiVo World, Television Turns Marketing Efforts to New Media
More fun in the world of advertising.
- New Republic Suspends an Editor for Attacks on Blog
We believe it is fair to suspend people for doing stupid things.
- Katie, You?re On
A quick ‘loper poll reveals zero increased interest in the evening news. Which, by our calculations, raises aggregate interest to, well, zero.
- Beatles to sue over royalty claim
Hmm, alleging improper accounting practices by the music industry? Who woulda thunk it?
- Village Voice Dismisses 8, Including Senior Arts Editors
Yes, it’s true, it will no longer be your mother’s Village Voice. After all, centralized arts coverage is *exactly* the sort of thing that draws in new readers.
- Smart Buildings Make Smooth Moves
When a building can pre-chill the wine, we’ll talk.
- Brilliant Classics Offers Mozart?s Complete Works
There is something delightfully retro about this whole boxed set of Mozart’s works. Maybe it’s the color-coding, maybe it’s the stunned reaction to the price (a mere 70 cents a disk!), maybe it’s the fact that you can’t just download the whole thing.
- Pirates helps fill Hollywood’s treasure chest during summer
All is fine with the world: the summer box office manged to pull in decent numbers.
- Some stations want cursing out of ‘9/11’
The American Family Association must be stopped. And the FCC must stop being so damned wimpy. These people are NOT offended. They aren’t even watching the program. They are protesting for protest’s sake. Stop giving in to their demands.
- In future, will all newspapers be free?
In the future, will all newspapers be on paper? As London receives its third daily free paper, one wonders how many trees will line the floors of the Tube.
- Poll: Online viewers shun lengthy videos
Give it time, give it time. Also better technology.
- Jerry Lewis’ telethon raises record sum
The Official ‘Loper Lewis Fan will be checking in with a full report after he recovers from exhaustion.