Today’s links of interest:
- Pirate Radio Challenges Feds
The one thing nobody has explained to my satisfaction is how they’re public airwaves, yet only a few are allowed to access them.
- When the Bad Buzz Arrives Before the Movie Does
Darn audiences, always paying attention to negative buzz. Or maybe it’s just that they’ve decided going into hock for bad movies is a dumb idea.
- From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism
In other words, pretty soon, we’ll be accessing our laptops via wireless connections on the Haight.
- Fox Shuffles New Season Shows
As we enter the final weeks of baseball, Fox shows that it has its priorities straight.
- Syndicate Says ‘Boondocks’ May Not Return
Say it isn’t so — without new Huey, Kirk won’t get up in the morning.
- Tech’s experts predict future / We may become pets of robots
- Aerosmith’s Tyler: I Have Hep C
This is what happens when you make guest appearances on "Two-and-a-Half Men."
- Criminals flock to the Internet, survey finds
Didn’t we read essentially this same headline in 2005? And 2004? And 2003? And 2002? And 2001? And 2000? And 1999? And 1998? And 1997? And 1996? And 1995? And 1994? Luckily, that must mean there are no criminals anywhere else.
- Party Over for Engaged Carter
Keep seeing all of the stuff about Aaron Carter, and still have no idea who he is or what he does. Suspect that he has something to do with all of these "tweens" that people are always talking about.
- Harry Potter and the big hype
We will admit it: we are looking forward to the next Harry Potter movie. And will be sad when (we suspect) he dies at the end of the last book. If so, JK Rowling becomes immortal.
- Industry spellbound by future of WiMax
Here’s a "next big thing" that will actually end up being the next big thing. And possibly way way more than that.
- This is your ass on drugs
Perhaps the first anti-drug spots made by people who have some experience with actually taking drugs??
- OLN Switches to ‘Versus’
"Spike." "The CW" "Logo." And now "Versus." Are there really no more good network names left left? Rock bands keep doing it, and there are way more of those out there!!
- John Hodgman holds forth on eels, mole men, and Macs
It turns out that Mr. PC is actually a Mac user.