Peter Kafka

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"Saturday Night Live" Really, Really Likes Facebook

Here’s the Saturday Night Live “Your Mom’s on Facebook” sketch I told you about last night–the one you’re going to see all over the Web for the next few days.

And here’s another SNL Facebook sketch, which also ran on last night’s show. It’s not as good, but I’m going to share it anyway, which is exactly what NBC (and Hulu) want. Remember the pre-YouTube dark ages, when it wasn’t easy to do this?


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work