Thursday, January 27, 2011

Link roundup

1. The Beat says the Comics Code has been functioning as a zombie business for some time now - - allowing publishers to use it's seal of approval without any actual oversight.

2. When Google starts censoring results, it just ends up embarrassing itself.

3. KFC has really varied its offerings to appeal to different cultures in China:

Yum’s cultural flexibility doesn’t end with the localized menu. While fast-food restaurants in the West often host kids’ birthday parties, KFCs in Urumqi, capital of the Xinjiang autonomous region that’s home to the Muslim Uyghur people, advertise parties for the families of boys who have just undergone the religious ritual of circumcision.