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Viral Video: With “Dark Shadows,” Vampires Go From Sparkly to Snarky

If you want a good laugh on a Friday, tune into this movie trailer for “Dark Shadows,” the remake of the popular television show from the 1970s that is being reborn by director Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp.

His Barnabas Collins is a pleasure, especially when compared to the broody vampires of “Twilight.” And it looks like everyone involved is having a very good time.

Case in point: The invisible fang-brushing part is obviously silly, but fantastic nonetheless.

Enjoy:


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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