In a decision with potentially large ramifications, New York Federal Judge LaShann DeArcy Hall won't dismiss a libel suit against "Shitty Media Men" creator Moira Donegan.
Explaining, the judge says it is possible that Donegan created the entry herself. The judge believes that Elliott should be able to explore whether the entry was fabricated. Accordingly, discovery proceeds, which will now put pressure on Google to respond to broad subpoena demands. The next motion stage could feature a high-stakes one about the reaches of CDA 230.
Driving Blind: Product Placement and Fashionable Suicides
“‘No,’ said a voice, ‘the only thing wrong on a night like that is that there is a world and you must come back to it.'”
I’ve never seen Logan’s Run, but Bioshock creator Ken Levine is going to pen the remake.
Another acclaimed video game designer says used games need to die before they kill the medium.
On the backlash to Vice‘s “Last Words” fashion spread for famous literary women’s suicides.
Earlier reactions to Pacific Rim appear overwhelmingly positive. And the director of Elysium explains how he managed the movie’s product placement. Some people though Man of Steel had a gratuitous amount of product placement–but those people might have forgotten Superman II.
Some amazing examples of graffitied library books.
A beautiful post on the Brazilian favelas that I can’t read because it’s in French (but there are pictures).
Bill McKibben reviews a book on understanding design failures and how to forgive them.
Corey Robin looks at psychoanalysts in the media with regard to Edward Snowden and Henry Kissinger.
How will America’s hawks deal with the election of an Iranian moderate?
Because everyone needs more Neil deGrasse Tyson in their lives.