Failing The Flash Test Edition
Todays links of interest:
- Viewers Not Rushing Back to Favorite TV Programs
Don’t blame the shows, blame the networks for their confusing scheduling and lack of decent publicity for programming.
- The Official Village Voice Election-Season Guide to the Right-Wing Blogosphere
As a public service!
- The presidential race has become America’s most obsessively watched reality show
A year after we wrote: "we are looking at the 2008 Presidential Campaign as the biggest and best Reality TV show ever," someone else notices.
- Auto Club Offers Earthquake Tips for Motorists
Is it possible to be terrified about and make fun of the exact same thing?
- Too much contact at this Reunion
You know how when you allow Facebook or MySpace to search your address book to spam your friends? And they allow you to choose which of your friends to annoy with invites? Apparently, Reunion.com doesn’t even give you the option of whom to invite — it just magically annoys all of your friends for you!! Now that’s progress!!!
- Psystar: We?re legit, but our merchant gateway dropped us
- Publishers, Ad Agencies Talk ?Magazines 3.0?
Magazines 3.0: more product placement, less distinction between advertisements and product placement. Pretty much sounds like magazines 2.0. And 1.0.
- Open Letter to Les Moonves
A plea to consider fiscal responsibility when hiring a new nightly news anchor.
- Squeaky Wheel Gets the Boot at Gawker Media
At the risk of sounding like a Cassandra, Gawker Media is getting the look and feel of a sinking ship.
- Internal Microsoft Vista Video is as Painful as Videos Get
And yet still not as painful as actually using Vista. Also: Bruce Springsteen must be rolling over in his grave.
- NBC nabs Rosario Dawson Web series
A nice story about all the new series coming to an Internet near you…
- A new reason to hate Comcast
As if we needed a new reason. Still, this is the sort of story that makes our blood boil.
- How Social Networking Could Kill Web Search as We Know It
Funny, when Robert Scoble presented this very same idea in a video last summer he was virtually eaten alive by the tech blogging community. Now it seems self evident. I’m not one to defend Scoble, but I’m just saying …