The pros and cons of newspapers partnering with... →
dominickbrady: excerpt via @Digidave (creator of spot.us): OJR had an interesting post out today that is making the rounds. But I see a big problem with it. The headline: “The pros and cons of newspapers partnering with ‘citizen journalism’ networks.” It’s basically an aggregation of quotes from different newspaper people. All the quotes have good points. The basic rundown. Pro = We can...
BBC to slash website in half
rubencallahan: LONDON -The BBC is to close down half its website, cut spending on imported American programmes and close two radio stations in an admission it has become too large, a newspaper reported Friday. In a strategic review to be unveiled next month, the Times said the corporation will concede it must give space to its commercial […]http://bit.ly/chkxZe
Curmudgeonly essay on "Why the Internet Will Fail"... →
archivedigger: In 1995, astronomer, amateur hacker tracker and Klein-bottle maker Clifford Stoll wrote an essay (and a book, too, but I haven’t read that) explaining why this Internet thing will never work. His main argument seems to be, “Hardware and software will all top out in the mid-90s and, thus, the Internet will never ever get any more user friendly or portable. Also, it is different...
Lost: The Lighthouse →
I was struck this week by how perfect the music is on Lost. I think it came to mind because I finally watched, “There Will Be Blood” last weekend (why did everyone flip out about that…
To listen to talk radio, to watch TV pundits, to read a newspaper’s online...– Editorials & Opinion | Don’t confuse them with facts | Seattle Times Newspaper (via eskimokaka)
Steve Buttry Named E&P's Editor of the Year →
betsywhim: In a choice that reflects a newspaper industry in transition, E&P picked an Editor of the Year who has not held the title editor for more than a year and is moving to a multimedia news operation that…
24 Cap This! →
RedHot Potato Caption Contest (Source: 24Wikia) Submit your caption for this photo in the comments section, or we’ll send a naked Dana Walsh to your house – and no one wants that….
CTU Romances Never Work →
So, I am searching teh internets for pictures of the deliciously hot Nina Myers when I came across this little info nugget on Wikipedia. Apparently, Sarah Clarke (the babe who played…
24: A tale of two episodes →
The last two hours of 24 – 11 p.m. to 12 a.m. and 12 a.m. to 1 a.m. – have been both exhiliarating and a crapfest. Don’t get me wrong, there were some fantastic moments in…
Feb. 23, a tale of two episodes →
Feb. 22, CBS agrees to cheap iTunes pricing →
TiVo Blogging 12:00am – 1:00am →
Previously on B4B TiVo blogging … we left the White Trash Twins at the nudie bar, Jack searching for rods (heh, heh, “rods”), and RedHot in the psych ward. Sadly, Dana Walsh is still…
Jack Bauer Kill Counter 3.5 (Season 8) Results →
Ya know, I am getting really tired of watching 24 and not having a decent Jack Bauer-induced body count. Hell, Jack wasn’t even in this episode all that long. You idiots at FOX realize…
Red or debt...
clientsfromhell: “No red, we don’t like to use red. It makes people think of being in debt and we don’t want people to think they will be in debt if they come to us.”
Liveblogging: 12a.m. – 1a.m. →
Jack Bauer Kill Counter 3.5 (Season 8): 12am – 1am →
Here’s the post for tonight’s JBKC3.5 12am-1am. Enter your best guess in the comments. We sort of lost track of who had what because we’re a bunch of slackers who aren’t smarter than…
Luke Howard and Cloud Names Royal Meteorological... →
What does Foursquare mean for newspapers? -... →
Interesting possibilities for the media dinosaurs here. rosieniven: It neglects that there are apps like Layar that do this already, but interesting possibilities for print media.
Daily Useless Fact And Why It's Useful: Round 2:... →
Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit proposed the Fahrenheit temperature scale in 1724, where water freezes at 32 degrees and water boils at 212 degrees. Currently the United States, Belize, Burma, and Liberia (the 4 Global Superpowers) are the only countries that have yet to be metricated. Nearly the entire… The U.S., Belize, Burma and Libera. Hells yeah!
Which is the point that’s being missed: owning a book means an intellectual...– White House library’s ‘socialist’ books were Jackie Kennedy’s | Jacket Copy | Los Angeles Times [via] (via jasmined) (via archivedigger)
24 Cap This! →
Click to embiggen. Jack Makes A Point Caption Contest (Source: 24 Wikia) Put your funny caption for this photo in the comments section or we’ll poison you with nuclear rods….
Dammit! Missed again!
Feb. 18, thoughts on Lost →
Feb. 17, netbooks and Caprica →
Lost: The Substitute →
One of many things I love about Lost is that they are so meticulous about titling their episodes. “The Substitute” works on so many levels. Most obviously, Locke finds his…