Does Amazon Want To Make The Fire Into A Gaming Console?

Maybe so. From the Company Town blog on the LA Times site: Amazon.com has been quietly recruiting game developers, posting dozens of jobs on its site. Why this burst of interest in game design from the world’s largest online retailer? P.J. McNealy, founder of Digital World Research, believes that Amazon is amassing resources to potentially … Read more

Comic Actors Show Their Chops In Dramatic Roles

Of course, everyone knows Tom Hanks first came to the public’s attention in the cross-dressing TV sitcom Bosom Buddies, and that he took a number of comedic and romantic comedy film roles like those in Bachelor Party, Joe vs. the Volcano, Sleepless in Seattle and You’ve Got Mail (currently part of the Amazon Prime Instant video library, available for … Read more

Why No Walk of Fame Star for Whitney Houston?

Following the death of singer Whitney Houston, many bereaved fans took to the Hollywood Walk of Fame in search of her star, in order to leave flowers, notes and other mementos. Imagine their surprise to learn that they won’t find a star for the multi-platinum, multi-Grammy winning Houston there. Why not? After all, even Ryan Seacrest has … Read more

Stephen King’s The Stand – Expanded & Uncut Version – Finally Released As Audiobook!

Yesterday, Random House Audio gave Stephen King fans everywhere a Valentine’s Day gift those fans have been waiting decades for: they released the uncut, expanded edition of The Stand in audiobook form. This special edition, which includes some 500pp more than the original release, was released in print over twenty years ago, but never before has it been made … Read more

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