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  • 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...
  • Some trends we could live without

    So, what was the inspiration for the irritating tendency for a certain generation to begin every sentence in an interview with a reporter, "So, thank you for asking."? Oh, wait, there's more. I know the answer to that: So if I say, "So," I won't be...
  • Meet the Comicbook Heroes Battling for Control of Fall TV

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Every summer tells the same story: superheroes reign supreme at the global box office, with studios churning out sequel after reboot after prequel to capitalize on pop culture's hottest trend. This year's undisputed champion is...
  • Book stalls, used books and other pleasures of New York City

    Book stalls, used books and other pleasures of New York City
    One of my favorites urban pleasures has long been buying books on the street. In New York, this means book stalls – and more specifically, the Strand’s book stall, at the southeast edge of Central Park, across Fifth Avenue from the Hotel...
  • 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....
  • Variety to Publish Weekly TV and Film Fan Engagement Measurement Combining All Major Digital Platforms

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Committed to helping the entertainment industry understand how consumers are engaging with U.S. content, Variety will begin publishing a new measurement of TV/film-related fan activity across all major digital platforms....
  • Mailbag: Civic openness? Only in the land of Orwell

    In the Sept. 3 article "Costa Mesa council discusses proposed $24.7M employee contract", I was quoted as saying "COIN is an Orwellian lie." From Wikipedia, "'Orwellian' is an adjective describing the situation, idea or societal condition that George...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'The Mysteries of Laura's' Trending is Revealed, Levine's Voice Takes 'Fallon' to the Top

    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 Media, DAR measures what...
  • Netflix to Join Internet 'Slowdown' to Call for Robust Net Neutrality Rules

    Netflix is joining dozens of companies and organizations for a symbolic Internet "slowdown" on Wednesday to call attention to the need for robust net neutrality rules, currently under consideration by the FCC. The company said that it won't actually slow...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 3: Stadium expansion; Warhill turnover; Not so neighborly

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 3: Stadium expansion; Warhill turnover; Not so neighborly
    W&M stadium expansion "I would love to attend William and Mary's football games, but they have few handicap parking places and they are usually full by 10 a.m. The college needs to spend some of the $27 million on parking. If they increase the 12,259...
  • Websites 'slow down' to protest FCC net neutrality plan

    WASHINGTON Popular websites including Netflix, Mozilla, reddit and Kickstarter launched a daylong online protest called Internet Slowdown Day on Wednesday to oppose the controversial proposed changes to net neutrality rules by the Federal Communications...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Kimmel' Snags Top Spot With a Little Help From His 'Friends'

    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 (the Film version launches this Thursday). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures...