Face Your Fears And Watch ‘Em Die Edition
Todays links of interest:
- Jonathan Lethem, Richard Posner, and others reveal their favorite fonts
We don’t begrudge ’em for it, but right here is proof that Slate has pretty much packed it in for the weekend. For more proof, see the piece below, which could have been written anytime in the past 20 years.
- Why Chevy Chase’s Fletch is so abominably bad
So many things to say here. First off, whatever comedy reputation "Fletch" has had over the years is more because it’s long been considered the best of the Chevy Chase movies, as opposed to a true comedy classic. Also, this seems so random, so left field that we wonder if that it’s even deserved. If maybe the 30-year backlash against Mr. Chase should finally be laid to rest.
- Facebook Opens Up to Developers
It’s a whole new definition of "social networking."
- "Lost" finds its way, while "Heroes" falls short
Yup. "Heroes" peaked this season with that amazing five years in the future episode, and the season finale was fine and everything, but . . . did you see how utterly awesome and amazing that "Lost" finale was? Holy crap! BTW: SPOILERS!
- Joe Strummer, Kurt Cobain new ‘spokesmen’ for Doc Martens
Also, Joey Ramone and Sid Vicious.
- Tough act to follow say musicians
UK licensing rules are harming the musicians they aimed to protect.
- Copy-Protection Game Changes From Whac-A-Mole to Keep Away
Ah, the challenges of being a hacker in this modern world.