Looking For That Great Jazz Note That Destroyed The Walls of Jericho Edition
Todays links of interest:
- ‘Simpsons’ Yanked for ‘Baywatch Hawaii’
Because, and we quote, "D’oh! A Venezuelan TV channel has yanked "The Simpsons" off the air because it may be inappropriate for children. Taking its place: "Baywatch Hawaii."" Some stuff you just can’t make up.
- Scrabble launches on Facebook: Yanks need not apply
Is the hardscrabble upstart Scrabulous sunk? Or is the Scrabble supremacy scrape just beginning? It’s a world-wide social wordsmith showdown!
- Yahoo Rejects Microsoft Bid Again
So Microsoft makes a bid for Yahoo, Yahoo says, "No, too low", Microsoft waits a bit and then says, "Okay, you have a deadline to accept or reject." Yahoo says, "Dude, already said no. Stop stalking." Of course, now MS is going to launch a hostile takeover because they simply cannot wait to destroy yet another high profile acquisition.
- Lawsuit filed, Beatles songs under wraps
We get that the (remaining) Beatles are all for missing the digital revolution, yeah, yeah, yeah, but when "Apple Corps claims the songs were taped without the band’s consent…", shouldn’t they check with John and George to be absolutely certain?
- Short Waves of Activity in the Satellite Universe
Here’s one we like: short-term "channels" that focus on timely issues, news, music, zeitgeist, and then go away.
- He Said It Loud
Kirk’s first official challenge in the post-cable era? "The Night James Brown Saved Boston". Can he find it and watch it without traditional means? Stay tuned.
- Take my book. It’s free. / Giving away books as podcasts is new way to promote sales
More on how Scott Sigler built an audience by giving his books away…and how that translated into real money for the author and his publisher(s).