Image courtesy Cute Overload.
Below are simple links to other interesting stuff I've come across on the web in the last day or two; they may or may not concern literature or photography, or indeed the arts at all. You can click here to learn more about how I compile this list and what software I use, if you're interested.
Your goth dreams come true: Tim Burton is remaking "Dark Shadows"
Finally, a major new big-budget movie remake of a campy '60s television show that I'm actually looking FORWARD to!
Did corporate synergy cause NBC to overdramatize Universal fire?
TVSquad.com makes a good point today; that yesterday's coverage of the Universal Studios fire by corporate sibling NBC was huge, "exclusive" from the fire site itself, and treated the whole thing as if a major human had just died. Cold and manipulative; shame on you, NBC.
Bill Clinton calls Vanity Fair reporter "slimy" and "a scumbag"
Oh my! And meanwhile, it completely eludes his attention that it's precisely such behavior that the Vanity Fair article is pointing out and criticizing.
Ton of new Weegee photos found at Kentucky garage sale
Over 200 new prints are found in a trunk of the notorious New York police/tabloid/fine-art photographer; and the big mystery is that no one knows how the trunk ended up in Kentucky in the first place.
NYT: "Rushdie's new novel is a parody of postmodernism...oh, and it stinks, too"
The New York Times' Michiko Kakutani does a hatchet job on Salman Rushdie's new novel, "The Enchantress of Florence," calling it less a brilliant postmodern tale (what Rushdie is known for) than a sad, predictable parody of postmodernism, and wondering if the author has finally lost his edge.
Televangelists, Cubans and Matt Drudge: Obama's unlikely fan base
Futurist Jon Taplin reminds us today of a fact that should blow anyone out of the water: that black liberal Obama counts among his fans conservative evangelists, illegal Cuban immigrants, and Matt Freaking Drudge of the neocon mouthpiece "Drudge Report."