Try as the media might, I just can’t get interested in the Diaz and Timberlake vs Paparrazzi story. I don’t know which side to root against, so I’ll wait until the TV movie.
Making fun of the shows on The Discovery Channel may not be as much fun anymore if they’re asking for it, but I’m willing to give it a try. I’m thinking Stephen Colbert lightsabering Mike Rowe, just to kill two birds…
More after the jump.
The song by Chris Cornell for the new Bond movie has leaked online. I’m glad to see the fine old tradition of uninspiring Bond songs is continuing, but I may be judging it too harshly. It needs to be experienced in context, with colorful naked women
outlines jumping around.
In anticipation of Neil Gaiman’s new collection “Fragile Things,” www.wheresneil.com has been launched. There’s a grid of 2500 squares there, and you can claim one as your very own, a deal in today’s real estate market. If you click on all of them — and I know some of you will — you might find Neil himself and enter a contest to win… well, it’s vague on that point, but you can download a “Fragile Things” preview, so that’s all right. Sadly I immediately lost track of the space I claimed, leaving my playing Concentration in the more-or-less right quadrant. If you find me, let me know, OK?
And NBC is anguishing over how to best edit Madonna’s “Live to Tell” special about her controversial “Confessions” tour. Besides the “Madonna on a mirrored cross” bit, the concert also includes dancer whipping and pole dancing and the rest of her usual family-friendly fare. NBC Entertainment president Kevin Reilly said, “We’ve come to a healthy place that represents her show but is appropriate for television,” and if that’s true we need to send this man to the UN.