Unconventional Taste

It started with Fox’s “terrible and shameless promotion” during the 4th game of the World Series.America had its first trailer-length glimpse of James Cameron’s $300 million epic “Avatar,” which seemed to produce the opposite effect for many. The Times’s Carbetbagger David Carr tweeted: @carr2n: These wall-to-wall Avatar promos are not having the desired effect on…… Continue reading Unconventional Taste

Second Life’s Two Minds

Sure, Second Life has garnered an inordinate amount of media attention since hitting the big time over the last year or so. But just like the Mittyesque avatars who frequent the joint, opinions about the now big-branded virtual world tend to be of two separate minds.Consider the rather skeptical view proffered from one mind at…… Continue reading Second Life’s Two Minds