15 May 2009

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FYI, David Bowie is a legend

Hmmm, the list itself disturbs me (yea, this is totally what Steinem fought for) but the title is what offends me the most.

"Weird looking guy"? Seriously? Is that what we are reducing people to now?

Just another sign of how shallow modern society is, I guess.

Read annoying list here.

Good response

This was a good answer indeed. It's Neil Gaiman's response to someone whining about GRR Martin.

It is annoying when people go yabba-dabba at writers and feel a sense of entitlement.

This is especially true for scriptwriters; it seems like too many of them seem to be caving into viewer pressure and then creating somewhat crap shows.

The example I would cite? Heroes, for one thing.

By the way, while we are on the topic ... whenever a movie goes PG-13 from the original grown-up only rating ... run, run far away.

WSJ rules = wtf?

Am I the only one who finds this set of rules absurd?

You can't dictate such terms, especially about online media, to your employees.

And, if that's how you conduct yourself on the internet, you won't get a big following. Cos that's not how they stuff around here...