deaths

  • TakeTV, she is dead


    SanDisk’s TakeTV — the thing where you plugged a thing into your computer, dragged over movies, and then schlepped them to your TV — is dead along with its content site, FanFare. I probably could have told you that while the concept was solid there was one hole in the plan — that whole schlepping part. Imagine countless exchanges like this: Customer: So I put the movies… Read More

  • RIP Kurt Vonnegut


    Sad news this evening. Literary icon Kurt Vonnegut has died due to head trauma resulting from a fall a few weeks ago. He was the author of 14 novels including Slaughter House 5, Breakfast of Champions and Cat’s Cradle. He was 84. Kurt Vonnegut, Novelist Who Caught the Imagination of His Age, Is Dead [NY Times] Read More

  • Crap Continues to Rain on Hold Your Wee for Wii Masterminds

    while competing in a contest called “Hold Your Wee for Wii” at radio station KDND 107.9. The plot continues to thicken. The entire 10 person staff of the morning show in question was terminated earlier this week. More interestingly, however, the local sheriff’s department has opened a criminal investigation of the case. The contest required contestants to consume high volumes… Read More