My Sunday schedule is completely kaflooie given the Christmas show schedule and the fact that I’m working with our Interns to prep them for auditions after the first of the year. So, Sunday morning reading is now more like Sunday afternoon reading.
Is Google going to start providing search results with a more human touch? Should we worry? Will we notice?
In the midst of a financial meltdown comes news of a giant Ponzi scheme run by Bernard Madoff. Looks like this is upwards of $50 billion and those caught up are in for some serious losses. Wonder how much more of this is going on?
The Blagojevich saga continues. Interesting reading from Joe Queenan in the Washington Post and Frank Rich. Queenan sees a parallel to Nero. Rich sees Blagojevich as small potatoes compared to the larger feasting that has taken place at the public’s expense. Mike Royko, please come back.
The MPAA wants the Obama administration to install a three strikes Internet termination policy. And of course they want to do this potentially without judicial review or due process. Fortunately, the Obama administration is posting these kinds of efforts on line. The EFF picked it up.
So a survey says that 46% of women and 30% of men would rather give up sex for two weeks than Internet access. Wonder if the survey was conducted on Twitter?
Sarah Palin’s church in Wasilla burns down, apparently due to arson. No mention of the witch thing I can find.
Stephen Foskett’s 8 Things Still Wrong with the iPhone. Yep.
Here’s a real life stage murder mystery. Apparently someone replaced a prop knife with a sharp one, and an actor almost killed him self slitting his throat on stage. Fortunately he survived. The knife still had the price tag on it, which makes this whole thing seem odd to me.