21 forgotten TV subplots – The A.V. Club
You could almost do an entire article about the many forgotten subplots in Lost alone. I particularly like their write-up of the Tori Scott episodes of Saved by the Bell
When NBC ordered more episodes of the show’s already-wrapped senior year, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen and Elizabeth Berkley were already committed to other projects. So, employing its signature logic, Saved By The Bell allowed the characters to disappear completely, bringing in Leanna Creel’s motorcycle-riding tomboy Tori to replace them—and thus creating the “Tori Reality,” a parallel universe centered on Zack and Tori’s awkward courtship, a place where Kelly and Jessie simply did not exist.
Infographic: The Rise of E-Readers
Pretty interesting stuff – overall, people who own e-readers read more books each year than those without. Although I’m curious about the 1% of e-reader owners who read 0 books a year. What are they using it for?!
Kids — not even kids, teenagers — are growing up in a world where cameras are ubiquitous, they’re just part of the device you carry around with you. And photography isn’t some arcane, expensive hobby. It’s been democratized.
I can’t wait to see what this means for the next generation of photojournalists.
but honestly, this second season of Louie was one of the best seasons of TV I’ve ever seen. (And ‘Duckling’ was one of the best episodes of any TV show I’ve ever seen). Reading this background on the production of the first couple of episodes is fascinating.
Also, much as I hate to say “X is the new Y”, anyone else get the feeling that Louis CK is taking the reins left over from when Woody Allen packed up for Europe? No-one else is making New York seem so gorgeous.