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Stand-up comedian Patton Oswalt drops by our studios to talk with Kai Ryssdal about his new book, "Zombie Spaceship Wasteland," why a lot of comedians are wastelands, and how Twitter has helped him to become a better writer.
The Weinstein Company could reap a fistful of Academy Award nominations for "The King's Speech" and "Blue Valentine." That's good news for the studio and the independent film business.
Rachel Sterne, the new chief digital officer of New York City, talks with Kai Ryssdal about what her role is and how she plans to make the Big Apple more digital savvy.
Mozilla is developing a system for its Firefox browser that will let users opt out of being tracked online. Microsoft and Google are at work on similar tools. But they all have gaping holes that will continue to let trackers through.
The Parents Television Council is targeting MTV's new teen drama featuring minors who drink, take drugs and have sex. The PTC charges that the show violates child pornography laws. Advertisers are bailing, too.
Marketplace for Monday, January 24, 2011