Bodies Corporate

How Yahoo Killed Flickr and Lost the Internet.

Kevin Shields of My Bloody Valentine on record company skullduggery:

The contract we did in 2001 basically gave me ownership of the tapes, and then ... when the new regime came in, the tapes disappeared. That was relevant because even though I was the owner, it would only revert back to me if I remastered from the original tapes—if the tapes were gone, I couldn’t remaster from them and hence I couldn’t ever own them.

Easter Island heads have bodies.

Historical perspectives on the LEGO gender gap [via Mefi]. Further reading: When Lego lost its head and Lego Club membership—are you a girl, or are you normal?

Small, Far Away: The World of Father Ted.

20 May 2012 · Weblog