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Media slut? Moi? Apparently so, judging from the MediaBistro.com party slideshow from the Interactive Media Conference in San Diego. I'm in one-third of the pics -- and look sufficiently wasted on Bombay tonics.
For a long time, there was only one performer who wouldn't allow Weird Al to produce parody pieces of source work. Nope, not Nirvana, not Madonna, not Nelly (all of whom have allowed Weird Al to profit from parodies). The one hold-out had been: Prince. But now there's another: Eminem.
Neil Stephenson's newest, Quicksilver, comes out this summer and is available for pre-order on Amazon.
I read half of the new DeLillo, Cosmopolis, and stopped. It's not bad, but it's also not great, and that's what I've come to expect.