Oh dear me, I’ve been waiting for this one. Love it.
…an animated versions of the one-frame cartoons you might see in The New...– Seth MacFarlane on his new web series. I’m cautiously intrigued.
Me: In Virginia, we used to say light beer was like sex in a canoe, because it's f*cking close to water.
Dutch Friend: Really? We say the same thing about American beer.
Not only did Lit Class 101 In 3 Lines Or Less make the front page of Digg, apparently it crashed McSweeney’s in the process. Yeehaw!
amandalynferri: HOLYFUCKINGSHIT! I never thought Vimeo was cool (except that Andrew Pile) until now. kidding. Joss Whedon is hosting his online musical project starring Nathan Fillion and Neil Patrick Harris on Vimeo. Vimeo, you have offically earned my respect and I will return the bolt cutters I bought and won’t steal your couch back. I am a litle bit excited about this. Yeah, I’m...
Avril Lavigne is the 2nd Most Watched Vid on... →
Why The Superman/Batman Movie Will Never Happen →
New article over at CH.
We need extras for an awesome CollegeHumor.com music video tomorrow (6/24) from 1:00pm to 6:00pm. Pay is $30, food, and fun. If you’re interested, shoot me an e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vanity Fair Blogopticon →
A grid rating major blogs Cartesian plane-style, similar to New York Magazine’s Approval Grid.
if 3 million people read Drudge and 65,000 read the New Republic, which is...– Jamie Poniewozik, TIME
Front Page Films →
Separately, Oren Brimer, Pete Holmes, and Matt McCarthy are three of my favorite comedy folks. The fact that they’ve joined together to start their own production company can only be a good thing.
Hulu has one huge advantage over YouTube: it has the right to sell advertising...– Mark Cuban: Hulu is kicking YouTube’s Ass (via jamiew)
'Dent! Jesus, I thought you was dead.' 'Half.' →
azizisbored: Another Dark Knight goodie… I am embarassingly excited by this.
We hope you’ll quickly forget you’re reading on an advanced wireless device and...– Jeff Bezos, in his letter “Welcome Amazon Customer”, which came in my Kindle. (via jakoblodwick) I heard Bezos articulate something similar in an interview. Even if it’s just a ploy to sell Kindles, I dig the message that truly compelling storytelling transcends the physical act of reading...
"Lit 101 Class in Three Lines Or Less", Now At... →
A follow-up to this piece.
My position is irony is dead… but at the same time, just to return to...– Jesse Thorn on the New Sincerity. How’d I miss this one? Thanks to the talented Ben Harrison for the heads up.
Re: Mark Cuban
He’s right, but only partly. Talent is the ultimate commodity, and every established mass media has a system for recognizing, cultivating, and sustaining it. (Talent, under this definition, being content creators whose work people will sacrifice time and/or money to consume.) This structure doesn’t yet exist online. I’d go as far as arguing that there isn’t any great...
Creating content is expensive. The cost of the tools may have dropped...– Mark Cuban (via hipsterdiet)
I was friends with Tila Tequila before it was cool.– The worst hipster ever.
The Ten Highest-Radiation Cell Phones →
“the data aren’t meant to imply that cellphone radiation poses a risk, nor is it meant to say that the phones are safe…. The data on cellphone safety is mixed, although a few recent international studies have suggested a link with three types of brain tumors.” (Via NY Times) They also have the ten lowest.
McCain Can't Use A Computer →
Attacking a 71-year-old man for computer illiteracy? Come on, liberal propaganda machine, how lazy are you?
Iron Man 2 comes out April 2010. Jon Favreau... →
In other, related nerd news: in a final “not dead yet” bid, Hulk unveils not-so-secret Tony Stark cameo.
He is basically a less anguished version of the character played by Eric Bana in...– A. O. Scott on Zohan.
erockappel: charlietodd: The Democratic primary in 8 minutes. Love it. Should I feel bad for catching up on my current events in the same way I catch up on my disposable pop culture? Still glad to see Slate’s video component find a voice and score a hit.
I want to try this so hard.
Wow, people are really inarticulate and flustered all the time. They also make a...– How I imagine hot girls see the world.
mundy: Ok, I haven’t seen a MTV awards show since the Wayans Brothers ruined them but this is pretty fucking funny. We are all at the mercy of 14 year old boys. ”It’ll do… Until Dark Knight comes out.” Truer words never spoken.
Just because a property can be turned into a Lego game doesn’t mean it should...– Variety