Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Links of Interest 1/19

They don’t call television the idiot box for nothing. Sure, it has given us fantastic shows such as The Wire and Arrested Development, but at the end of the day, those two shows barely had any viewers. It seems much easier (and more profitable) to simply scream an opinion – and scream louder when the opinion is more proposterous. Who cares if the opinion is flat out wrong? Tomorrow you can scream about something else.

And that was my Noam Chomsky minute.

Golden Globes reviewed.

Interview with Terry Gilliam.

So, that new Domino’s pizza (with the stone cold brilliant marketing campaign), how’s it really taste?

Something like this would certainly breathe fresh air into a tired formula, but I’m taking it with a grain of salt.

Telling me I can’t go to these places only makes me really want to go.

Kubrick’s Napoleon probably would have been a good movie.

Talking with Jackie Collins. Yes, that Jackie Collins.

These days, sex tapes are so ho hum.

If winning an eating contest is on your bucket list, then you should probably click here.

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