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BULLETIN (2:30 AM): Amazon appears to cave, removes ‘Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure’

BULLETIN (2:30 AM): Amazon appears to cave, removes ‘Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure’

In the face of enormous pressure, Amazon.com appeared to reverse itself early this morning and pulled a how-to guide to pedophilia from its Kindle e-book store. There was no official…

Daily Dose: Links for Tuesday 11/2/10

POLITICS •So many incredible videos were part of this year’s campaigns, shown in so many media, that it’s impossible to pick one standout. The decade-old video posted here is definitely…

Daily Dose: Links for Monday 11/1/10

Daily Dose: Links for Monday 11/1/10

POLITICS •Gawking: NYT Media Decoder finds Gawker’s salacious Christine O’Donnell post a new low for pay-for-gossip media. “Even as she was being fed into the digital wood chipper, various other parties…

‘Unfilled Twinkie’ didn’t stop Gawker’s nasty post. And it didn’t stop 1 million people from reading it.

‘Unfilled Twinkie’ didn’t stop Gawker’s nasty post. And it didn’t stop 1 million people from reading it.

Gawker drew a quick one-million views to its post headlined “I Had a One-Night Stand With Christine O’Donnell”. Slate crudely points out that its anonymous author, writing in first-person, admits he…

You still can’t say ‘tampon’ or ‘vagina’ in a TV ad. But networks stand up for ‘erectile disfunction’.

You still can’t say ‘tampon’ or ‘vagina’ in a TV ad. But networks stand up for ‘erectile disfunction’.

The Kotex ads we reported yesterday are certainly “breaking the cycle” of euphemistically worded, dreamy displays of a woman’s monthly joy … but at least some beating around the bush continues.…