Reuters – Movie theater owners faced with
falling attendance are considering asking federal authorities
for permission to jam cell phone reception in an attempt to
stop annoying conversations during films, the head of the
industry’s trade group said on Tuesday.
Lego egghead Nathan Sawaya built a fake PC made from Legos for PC Magazine. After seeing it, they sent him the electronics and asked him to build a REAL PC. He’s still working on it, but so far, so good. Here comes the VIDEO!
In addition to the new movie artwork by Crash McCreery, Ghost Rider writer/director Mark Steven Johnson has revealed on the SuperHero Hype! Boards that the trailer will be in theaters with X-Men: The Last Stand on May 26!
There’s a preview up on YouTube of an upcoming documentary on Chinese Gold Farmers. Terra Nova links to the video in a discussion on the hypermobility of labour in the 21st century. From the discussion: “In watching the video, I am most struck by the intertwined empowerment/disempowerment that is occurring simultaneously for these Chinese workers. Their lives in these virtual worlds are brighter, but yet their interactions with American players (and associated slurs) are a constant reminder of their inferior socio-economic status. The disembodied hypermobility granted by these virtual worlds is, to a certain extent, dispelled when they are labeled as ‘Chinese gold farmers’. For them, it is a double-edged sword.”
As if the six page preview Marvel released last week wasn’t enough, the publisher is looking to satisfy fan demand for more Dave Finch “Moon Knight” art with an 11-page preview of the book released today.
Google’s Print Library Project has proven to be controversial with authors and publishers. The company plans to add a new feature to its book search that will allow users to buy online access to titles. Will it play in Peoria?