April 3rd, 2006 - 10:16 am
Hollywood has finally entrusted its blockbusters to the web with six major studios joining forces for the first time to make new films available to download over the internet on the same day they are released on DVD.
More than 200 titles will today go on sale through Movielink, a film site set up in 2002 as a joint venture between Warner Brothers, Sony Pictures, Universal, MGM and Paramount.
The two sites have so far only released pricing details for the United States, where films will be sold for between $30 (
April 3rd, 2006 - 1:07 am
Imagine you’re on a date with a supermodel. I grew up in the ’80s and I dig brunettes, so I’d choose Paulina Porizkova. You choose whoever you like.
Now imagine you’re having dinner somewhere really nice. Fine food, fine wine, perfect service – the works. The conversation sparkles like the crystal, and you yourself are shining like the silverware. You’re pretty sure that if you don’t score tonight, she’s at least going to give you a second date to try again.
And then she rips a fart so nasty it makes waves in the tablecloth.
That’s kind of what it’s like being the parent to a really cute kid.
(Hat tip to John Noonan, who suggested posting a martini-fuled email here on the blog.)
April 3rd, 2006 - 12:55 am
Somehow VodkaPundit got blogrolled by CBS News’ Public Eye blog. I sure do appreciate it – but I can’t shake the feeling that someone made some horrible coding mistake somewhere at CBS, soon to be explained by the Public Eye.
April 3rd, 2006 - 12:29 am
In a column yesterday, Mark Steyn worried,
April 2nd, 2006 - 10:58 pm
Below the Beltway has – at last! – moved off of Blogspot. Adjust your bookmarks.
You might as well click on over now, because I won’t have anything fresh for you for an hour or two. Was planning on some breezy blogging, then got yet another Big Idea.
Essay to follow. We’ll see if it’s any good.
UPDATE: Political Kitchen looks pretty cool, too.
April 2nd, 2006 - 10:17 pm
Loved it. But an ice skating monkey? Really?
April 2nd, 2006 - 10:04 pm
Cajun eggs? I gotta try some of those.
UPDATE: Fixed a broken link. It’s A-OK now.