- Ellora's Cave and Simon & Schuster are so satisfied with the arrangement they established last year to bring EC anthologies to print that they are going to expand the deal to single titles next year. See the story here.
- NBC has decided to try live commercials in an effort "to fight the challenge posed by TiVo." According to The Wall Street Journal, "Tuesday's broadcast of The Tonight Show will air a live skit promoting car satellite-navigation devices made by Garmin International."
- "Shares of Netflix Inc. jumped Wednesday June 6, 2007 amid a rumor the online video rental company could be acquired by Web retailer Amazon.com Inc.
- Isabelle Marcoux, VP of Corporate Development at Transcontinental Inc., a major Canadian newspaper and magazine publisher as well as one of North America's largest printing firms (info courtesy of Wikipedia), spoke about "The Magazine in the Age of the Internet." She said: "The table-stakes of survival mean getting the fundamentals right: identifying a niche with growth potential, nailing the product delivered to the target audience, and then going one step further with a multi-platform strategy, which is often Web-based." (CNW Group)
And, finally, a story that just tickled my funny bone here. While I'm certain the purpose is noble and the intent sincere, the look on that cat's face says it all: "You'd better not ever go to sleep again because I'm gonna get you for this."