sep 23

killing bill

 GoogleNews has redesigned. Footers on pages say "This page was generated entirely by computer algorithms without human editors. No humans were harmed or even used in the creation of this page."

 The very popular link Things My Girlfriend and I Have Argued About has been turned into a novel.

 Time has a pretty good Tarantino story, looking at his upcoming film Kill Bill.

 Salon has a piece about big-name genre writers like Michael Chabon, Neil Gaiman, Carl Hiaasen and Isabel Allende who are also doing children's lit.

 The guy who made rock criticism relevant in the sociological sense, Simon Frith is interviewed over at

 Times Mag has Emily Nussbaum profile Joss Whedon. (Tidbit: Whedon's "big break" was as a Roseanne writer, and also script-doctored Toy Story and Waterworld.)

 There's also an interview with Garry Kasparov.

 Onion A/V: Sarah Vowell interview. Meanwhile, blogger Dawn Olsen has a Neal Pollack interview.

 Jeanette Winterson on 007. She says James Bond is a girl.

 Hurry, hurry, get there. Analogue Roam has some new Radiohead tracks.

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