10,000 Reasons Civilization is Doomed

Here’s a nice community driven website that takes optimism to a whole new level. 10,000 Reasons Civilization is Doomed My favorites include: blogs, pirates, and Abraham Lincoln. Missing from the List: Pinky and the Brain.

Can the PS3 Save Sony?
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Sony lovers – and they are legion – have been watching all of this with awe and trepidation. It’s not every day that a $64 billion-a-year corporation puts its future on the line. “It’s very un-Japanese,” observes Rishad Tobaccowala, who tracks the entertainment business as a future-of-media specialist at the global ad giant Publicis. “It’s betting the company. If this thing bombs, there is no second coming. Everything else about Sony is a sideshow. This is the show.” #

Well, I wonder if this is an ingenious marketing technique. After reading all the negative press towards Sony I actually started feeling bad for them and pre-ordered my PS3. Sony, my god, you are geniuses. NOTE: This article reflects the views of Kathan and not that of EL on the whole.

Battlestar Galactica Recap on Marketplace
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For the first time ever, a full-length TV show is featured in Xbox Live Marketplace. Xbox Live members can watch Battlestar Galactica: The Story So Far, available as a FREE download to all connected Xbox 360™ gamers in the U.S.#

So I definitely checked it out, the quality of the show is terrible but hey, it’s more Battlestar. The best part is, when you are watching a clip show like this one, every single line is ridiculously cheesy. This leads us to this question:

What do you think of digital distrubution of full-length TV content on Next-Gen systems? Who will do it well? What will make you pay for TV content? What direction will this take us?

Genius Junk Food

Six snacks and drinks that are actually good for the brain.

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Geeks, nerds, and dweebs unite under the flag of Pork Rinds. It’s funny because I’m already actually on the Beef Jerky and Alcohol diet. Weird. Link me up.