Kaavya Viswanathan got six figures for writing a story about a geek who needed to party more in order to get into Harvard, or something like that. Given the scope of the plagiarism (at least 40 documented instances, according to Random House) scandal that has hit the news, this is really depressing somehow. Apparently if I really want to be successful as a writer, I need to do more schmoozing and less writing, and if I have to plagiarize a bit to get there, aw shucks.
Nintendo Revolution got renamed to the Nintendo “Wii.” Prounounced “We.” So, wanna come over and check out my Wii? How about going to the video game store and asking the clerk if he’s got a Wii, and what he thinks of it? And your Wii is multiplayer, too. Isn’t that awesome?
Starfish are edible. That rocks. Next time I go to the beach, I am gonna try some starsushi. You heard me.