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Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible Sequel To Be A Feature Film

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According to John Barrowman’s Big Gay Nemesis, Neil Patrick Harris, when he returns as Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible, it’s going to be in a feature film. What’s more, he doesn’t think the record-breaking online distribution of part one is going to apply next time either. Is he thinking they’re...
Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible Sequel To Be A Feature Film

Ben Huh: SOPA Will Be the Big Topic at ROFLCon

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Mr. Huh (flickr.com/yodelanecdotal) Ben Huh, the CEO of Seattle-based Cheezburger Network, stood in the lobby of the Le Parker Meridien hotel on W. 56th St. peering into his phone as he uploaded a photo of a soggy Central Park snapped from the view outside the elevator. "All my friends have...
Ben Huh: SOPA Will Be the Big Topic at ROFLCon

A Zuckerberg pays his debts: Your Game of Thrones guide to tech companies

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Tomorrow night, HBO’s Game of Thrones returns for a third season of epic battles, exhilarating wordplay, and surprisingly well-groomed stars. But beyond the show’s unmatched ability to balance of high- and low-brow entertainment, what makes “Game of Thrones” and its source material, “A Song of Ice and Fire,” so great is...
A Zuckerberg pays his debts: Your Game of Thrones guide to tech companies

Chicago Blackhawks Fire Reporter Over Silly Old YouTube Videos

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When we typically discuss companies coming to blows with content control (aka censorship), the stories tend to be about what would otherwise be obscure wrong-doings going viral on a national or international level. Major automakers concocting horrible advertising around suicide, for instance. Or multi-state bus companies learning that bathroom-ing...
Chicago Blackhawks Fire Reporter Over Silly Old YouTube Videos

Oh Dear, Maker Studios Isn't Solving YouTube's Quality Problem...

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Maker Studios is the fifth most popular YouTube partner in the U.S., according to statistics reported today by Nielsen. Maker Studios models itself on Hollywood movie studios, except it produces content for YouTube instead of the Big Screen. It's a great concept, but unfortunately low-brow fare like William The Psychic...
Oh Dear, Maker Studios Isn't Solving YouTube's Quality Problem...

Why Ebook Portal Library.nu Differed From Other Filesharing Sites

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A couple of weeks ago the popular ebook portal Library.nu was shut down, apparently voluntarily, after a coalition of book publishers obtained an injunction against it and a similar site. As an excellent post on the kNOw Future Inc. blog points out, Library.nu was significant in a number of ways:...
Why Ebook Portal Library.nu Differed From Other Filesharing Sites

Bret Easton Ellis and Paul Schrader Are Raising Money for Their Upcoming Thriller, The Canyons, on Kickstarter

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The last time we checked in on The Canyons, the micro-budget noir written by Bret Easton Ellis and directed by Paul Schrader, Mr. Ellis was talking up your girlfriend’s favorite porn star James Deen to play one of the film’s leads. A very Post-Empire move, if you ask him. (Not familiar with...
Bret Easton Ellis and Paul Schrader Are Raising Money for Their Upcoming Thriller, The Canyons, on Kickstarter

Geniuses Love LOLcats and Cake Wrecks Too

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You’ve probably heard of Mensa International, that special society designed for extra-smart people (the name means “table,” in case you were wondering), defined as the top 2 percent of the population as ranked by one of a number of standardized IQ tests. So what do super-geniuses think are the...
Geniuses Love LOLcats and Cake Wrecks Too

Chicago Blackhawks Fire Reporter Over Silly Old YouTube Videos

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When we typically discuss companies coming to blows with content control (aka censorship), the stories tend to be about what would otherwise be obscure wrong-doings going viral on a national or international level. Major automakers concocting horrible advertising around suicide, for instance. Or multi-state bus companies learning that bathroom-ing...
Chicago Blackhawks Fire Reporter Over Silly Old YouTube Videos

MTV on demand launches in the UK, now everyone's got a 'banker' for those cold nights

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If you, or your kids, wish to view the dionysian exploits of Newcastle's finest at any hour of the day, then you're in luck. MTV has unveiled an online on-demand service in the UK that will allow you to binge-watch Geordie Shore and other shows of its ilk for...
MTV on demand launches in the UK, now everyone's got a 'banker' for those cold nights

Microsoft's New Ad: 'Hey! Hey, Guys? We Make Phones Too'

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Lumia lovers. (Photo: YouTube) Do you like weddings? Are you a fan of low-brow and uncivilized behavior? Do you also have an insatiable thirst for watching mobile operating systems battle it out for consumer hierarchy? Then you’re going to LOVE the new commercial for the Windows Phone. It combines all three...
Microsoft's New Ad: 'Hey! Hey, Guys? We Make Phones Too'
Why I Wish The New Google Movie "The Internship" Was Actually True

Out of frying pan, HMV's Fox picked to stoke Trinity Mirror's fire

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He couldn’t quite save HMV from the inevitable contraction of analogue entertainment – so can he re-invent one of the UK’s main newspaper publishers for the digital age? Simon Fox, who leaves as CEO of HMV Group this week, has been appointed CEO of Trinity Mirror, which publishes over 130...
Out of frying pan, HMV's Fox picked to stoke Trinity Mirror's fire

Dys4ia; Roar Rampage; Dude, Where's My Planet? – review

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Will Freeman rounds up the best new games for your browserWhile the recently released Doctor Who: Worlds in Time online multiplayer game proved that the diminutive browser window can play host to ambitious, glossy and sprawling adventures, it is on the fringes of the games development scene that the most exciting...
Dys4ia; Roar Rampage; Dude, Where's My Planet? – review
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