Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Link roundup

1. One happy side effect of digital comics taking off will hopefully be an industry less marred by speculators.

2. Those stories about Ikea abandoning bookcases because people don't buy books anymore were nonsense: "As it turns out, not only had the 15 inch bookcase been in development for a period of eighteen months to two years. Ebooks didn't factor at all into the decision."

3. And speaking of stories getting too much press, my favorite headline of the day: "Who Will Protect Children From Dangerously Exciting Cartoons?"

4. Vladimir Putin, Man of Action.