Interfacing media, democracy, and social software into one important cluster, two big recent publication in my industry that everyone should care about: New Directions for News' We Media | Douglas Rushkoff's Open Source Democracy. I spent my weekend devouring these.
Red Herring on social networking software.
OJR's sprawling interview with the principal scientist behind Google News has many good tidbits.
Rolling Stone interviews Wesley Clark.
The new Strokes album really is all that. (It's not out until Oct. 28, but if you look around you might find it.)
The Onion interviews Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian.
Did you see the New Yorker anti-RIAA cover this week?
Gigantic archive of the writings of Edward Said.
Yeah, yeah, yeah... the new Matrix trailers are up.
Simpsons: If They Mated.
Former Minneapolitan, David Carr, now at The New York Times, interviewed in Mpls St. Paul Magazine.
The Rake interviews another ex-local, Al Franken.