Category Archives: Sellout

Meanwhile, Over At Tumblr …

… where I post because this blog is still waiting for Kittenageddon to end:

eBook Notes For August 7, 2010

Price Misperceptions: eBook Readers Versus iPod

And my utter humiliation and ruination and thorough defeat:

I Fought The Kindle — And Lost

Bowker Plans To Bleed Writers, Kill Agents

I learned about Bowker Manuscript Submissions today from an URL tweeted by @selfpubreview. I didn’t pay much attention because I was busy with other things and the site didn’t look complete.

Hours later, my curiosity kicked in.

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A Note To All Corporate Ass-Kissers

ATTENTION! You *LOSE* once you state, “You know, a company is in business to make money.” You MORON! Who DOESN’T know that?!Sat May 15 18:20:08 via Echofon

When you find yourself typing that line, stop!

Walk away from the keyboard.

You have nothing to say to anyone.

Coming Soon: Piracy As A POLITICAL ACT

SHOCKER: Warner Bros Now Suing ‘Superman’ Rights Lawyer

Warner Bros has lost too many rights cases against its arch-nemesis, lawyer Marc Toberoff, especially the ongoing Superman litigation. So recently the studio hired Daniel Petrocelli to come up with a new strategy to prevent the studio from losing the rights to Superman in 2013 as a court has previously ruled, and Petrocelli has obliged. His hardball tactic: to get rid of Toberoff entirely.

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Our President: Proud To Be Ignorant

Obama bemoans ‘diversions’ of IPod, Xbox era

“With iPods and iPads and Xboxes and PlayStations, — none of which I know how to work …”

Boldfaced emphasis added by me.

He decries trivialization by stating with pride he has no experience with modern devices?!

What the hell does one thing have to do with the other? (Yeah, he tries to make a point … which any thinking person can see flops miserably. Like decrying the printing press for the appearance of comic books.)

I voted for Nader. Thank you again for reminding me of that.

Go back to being Wall Street’s bitch, Obama.

And So 2010 Becomes 1984

Television broadcasting started out in the public interest.

We didn’t have hours and hours of infomercials when I was growing up.

iAd has no such “public interest” at the heart of it.

Previously at The eBook test:

I Don’t Like The Future Apple And Google Are Creating