Recommended Readings

The Simpsons Movie

It’s been awhile since anyone did one of these so here are a few things we deem worthy of reading to catch up on from the last week or two:

Big news today is the release of The Simpsons Movie. Has anyone heard of this? I’m surprised its recieved NO press or publicity or promotion whatsoever. Strange. I wonder if the concept has any longevity…


– Slates discovers why Disney’s direct to video line might be better than we think.

– New York Times profiles the enigmatic and ever-changing Prince.

– AV Club live-blogged the last Harry Potter book.

– Wired sifts through the confusion with iPhone’s service contract.

– Filmmaker Michael Moore chats with NPR’s Talk of the Nation.

– The trailer for Wes Anderson’s latest film The Darjeeling Express looks amazing… Already listening to the Kinks’ song ‘This Time Tomorrow’ over and over until this movie comes out.

– Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova (stars of the film Once) perform at 930 Club.

– The revolution of the map.

– Lastly, a correctional facility in the Phillipines re-enacts the choreography of Michael Jackson’s Thriller video: