Thursday: April 9, 2009
- What twenty-three movie characters would be doing in today's world.
Monday: February 8, 2010
- A collection of all the commercials that were aired during last night's SuperBowl.
This is quite handy since I didn't actually watch any part of the SuperBowl last night. Yet for some strange reason I really enjoy watching expensive advertisements and commercials. Hooray for the Interwebs.
Thursday: January 14, 2010
- IMAX wants to make sure they have a plan for life after 'Avatar'.
Worried about the future of IMAX? Don't worry, they've got a plan. More theaters, more partnerships and more access to your living room (thanks in part to the 3D channel coming soon from Sony, Discovery and yes, IMAX).
Tuesday: December 1, 2009
- The most popular word of 2009 is... Twitter.
A group over in Texas called 'The Global Language Monitor' has deduced that 'Twitter' is the most-used word of the year according to linguistic trends and extensive analysis. I'll add more to the pile to keep Twitter popular because I'm sure it needs my help. Twitter, twitter, twitter, twister... sike!
Monday: November 30, 2009
- The finest pop culture moments of 2009 according to Wired.
Not a bad year for pop culture with all things considered. I would just like to add that it was also a glorious year to be a Phish fan (reunion, new album, Halloween festival, stellar shows, etc).
Thursday: November 19, 2009
- A list of eleven of the worst pop culture cereal tie-ins ever.
I have vivid memories eating the Nintendo cereal whilst watching the Super Mario Brothers Super Show (as I'm sure you do as well). I shutter to think at what the actual Nutritional Facts would have read like.
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Friday: November 13, 2009
- CBS turning popular Twitter account into sitcom.
Look for other Twitter themed accounts to get their own television shows if this one happens to take off. Which it might, because some of the posts are actually quite funny.
Friday: September 18, 2009
- Coca-Cola and IBM take the titles for world's most valuable brands.
The remaining brands in the top five all lost value but retained their ranks from last year. Microsoft's brand value fell 4 percent to $56.64 billion to take third, while General Electric's value fell 10 percent to $47.77 billion for fourth. Nokia lost 3 percent to place fifth at $34.86 billion.
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Tuesday: September 1, 2009
- Strange summer jobs of twenty-three famous people.
Rod Stewart also made a decent living as a grave digger. Who knew?
Friday: July 31, 2009
- Turns out that viral videos are capable of making some money too.
The rights holders for 'Forever' used these tools to claim and monetize the song, as well as to start running Click-to-Buy links over the video, giving viewers the opportunity to purchase the music track on Amazon and iTunes.