Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Marginalia 7.7.10: Mad Men, Wonderful Women, and Pilgrimed Scotts


Apparently HBO loves America enough to give Entourage the fourth of July off. Here's some news instead of Jordasch's normal rant.

  • Apparently Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce has a new employee. I'll give you a hint: it's not a fat, pipe-smoking hipster.
  • M.I.A.'s new album, /\/\/\Y/\, is streaming on her MySpace. Let's hope it doesn't suck as spectacularly as "Born Free" and "XXXO."
  • The biggest feminist icon since Rosie the Riveter is getting a new costume. Pro: Wonder Woman doesn't look like a stripper anymore. Con: Uh, she also doesn't look like Wonder Woman anymore.
  • Either Warner Bros. lost $167 million on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix or a major studio is trying to screw somebody out of residuals. I'll let you decide which one you think is more likely.
  • Last but not least, the Scott Pilgrim movie has a new poster. And the worldwide geek drooling continues...