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August 20, 2005

SO MOVIE STUDIOS are going to cut way back on newspaper ads. Part of this is because they don't think that their customers read newspapers anymore -- and part of it is because they don't have as many customers as they used to. Of course, why they don't have as many customers is unclear, but I like this theory:

"Here's what we know about 2005: The movies are not as good," said John Fithian, president of the National Association of Theater Owners.

Indeed. (Via Bill Quick).

UPDATE: Some (sort of) related thoughts from Roger Simon. And read this, too.