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  • Wikipedia, for and against

    Dang, Eric Hartley wants me to be responsible. In a private note, which he has given me permission to use, along with his name, he gently reproaches me for the rhetorical excesses in my most recent post on Wikipedia. He has something there, as you will...
  • 'The Voice' recap: Is the show making up the rules as it goes?

    'The Voice' recap: Is the show making up the rules as it goes?
    If Monday's “The Voice” was a night of shock but little awe, Tuesday night was a night of crappy filler and little justification. After the merciless blow of instant eliminations, Christina Aguilera was called upon to defend herself for her...
  • Apple iOS 8 arrives Wednesday, replacing iOS 7

    Apple iOS 8 arrives Wednesday, replacing iOS 7
    IPhone and iPad enthusiasts, contain yourselves: iOS 8 is ready for download Wednesday. Apple will release the next iteration of the operating system for the iPhone 4S or newer, the iPad 2 or newer, the iPad Mini, the iPad Air and the iPod Touch 5....
  • Digital Audience Ratings: Post-Apocalyptic Programming Comes to Life

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (see the film version here). Provided by ListenFirst...
  • Seniors on the Go: Oktoberfest, anybody?

    Seniors on the Go: Oktoberfest, anybody?
    You don't have to be German to enjoy hot sausage and cold beer, do you? And what's more German than Oktoberfest? Because some 20 percent of the American population can claim some sort of roots to Germany, you can find Oktoberfests in dozens of U.S. cities...
  • How to pretend you're not a hot mess

    How to pretend you're not a hot mess
    I just turned 29, but since I returned to grad school (thus decreasing my bank account and increasing my intake of cheap beer), I’ve felt kind of like a mess. My only furniture is a decade old bed, a lumpy futon and a dumpster-dived end table. I...
  • Gangsters also enjoyed Broward's sunny climate

    Lots of people wanted to escape the cold of New York, Chicago and Detroit, so why should mobsters be any different? During the 1930s and continuing past World War II, Meyer Lansky and his brother Jake ran posh gambling houses in Hallandale Beach and...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'No Good Deed' Fights to Swim Past 'Dolphin Tale 2′ at Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'No Good Deed' Fights to Swim Past 'Dolphin Tale 2' at Box Office

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube,...
  • Judah Friedlander brings his stand-up comedy act to Chicago

    Judah Friedlander brings his stand-up comedy act to Chicago
    Judah Friedlander never breaks character. That's not easy to do when that character is essentially your actual personality. Or, wait. Would that make it even simpler? Regardless, what you see is exactly what and who you get: a wacky-yet-controlled...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Golden Era'

    The whens, wheres and wherefores of Chinese writer Xiao Hong's brief but influential life are exhaustively considered in Ann Hui's ambitious, lustrously mounted biopic "The Golden Era" -- it's the life itself that's missing. , this three-hour endurance...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Frozen' Propels Next Disney Darling 'Big Hero 6'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media,...