Links for 11.9.08: Hip-hop tots, Toby Keith’s pits, Swiftian acumen…
by Josh Kimball
*Breaking: Toby Keith shaves his armpits. OMG!!!!!!!!!!!111111
*Country: First the New Yorker, now this? So everybody is going all Taylor Swift on us now? Of the 18-year-old Swift, lobotomized former American Idol contestant Kellie Pickler says, “She’s a really smart businesswoman, smarter than a lot of 40-year-olds I know.”
*YouTube: MGM is ready to put full-length movies up on YouTube. Watch for “Bulletproof Monk” and “The Magnificent Seven.”
*Rumor: Is Sony BMG ready to go DRM-free on iTunes after all this time? And will anyone besides tech nerds care? Or maybe it really matters and I’m just tired? Gosh!?
*Toilet reading: This reading is ABOUT toilets! GET IT!?!?
*Music for rich people: Fred Wilson from A VC talks about music on the Sonos with the iTouch.
*Hip-hop: “Hip Hop Speaks to Children” brings the lyrics of Queen Latifah, Mos Def and Kanye West to tots.
*Twitter: Twuffer lets you tweet from the future. I had lasagne for dinner tomorrow night.
*Meta: I put the listenerd on Facebook. I don’t really even like Facebook!!!! Swearz!