sep 15


 When I Grow Up (video).


 Gwyneth Paltrow to play Sylvia Plath in new biopic.

 Netanyahu: U.S. should attack Iran with Melrose Place and Beverly Hills 90210.

 New trailer: Paul Thomas Anderson's Punch-Drunk Love (with Adam Sandler and Emily Watson).

 Probably the best example of blogs as an effective medium for journalism (a phrase I've been known to cringe at) is In Search Of Al Queda, from PBS's Frontline. It's halfway into a two-month journey through the Near East. Currently, they're in Pakistan.

 Fortune: 40 Richest People Under 40. Eight of the top 10 are internet/software people, and the other two are sports-related. (Master P and P. Diddy are the first entertainers on the list, at 11 and 12.)

 New ads in the Apple Switch campaign. Janie Porche saved Christmas.

 That Cobain house on eBay is up to $210,000.

 Chuck has a long Billy Joel profile in the NY Times Mag. In college, Chuck used to try to convince me that Billy Joel was brilliant. This was hard for me to handle.

 The print issue of Wired has a story about the unwired campus of Dartmouth.

 I've been there.

 Literary theoreticians take on The Sopranos.

 The Shortlist Organization is a yearly prize created to "expose and illuminate the most creative and adventurous albums of the year." The ten finalists have just been announced: Aphex Twin's Drukqs, The Avalanches' Since I Left You, Bjork's Vespertine, Cee-Lo's Cee-Lo Green and His Perfect Imperfections, DJ Shadow's The Private Press, Doves' Last Broadcast, The Flaming Lips' Yoshimi Battles The Pink Robots, The Hives' Veni Vidi Vicious, N*E*R*D's In Search Of..., and Zero 7's Simple Things. (Here was the longlist.)

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