Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: The Creepy Alien Movie From the “Twilight” Lady

It’s called “The Host,” and it’s all depressing sci-fi future, with the usual aliens occupying human bodies and taking over the whole world. You know who’s been snatched if they have glowing eyes.

More importantly, it is the movie of the book that came after Stephenie Meyer’s hugely popular “Twilight” series about vampire love.

This one’s also got an alien-human love story going, but it looks less earnestly earnest.

Enjoy:


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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald