Kara Swisher

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Viral Video: “Grease” Reunion Is the One That You Don’t Want

I’m not quite sure what to think of this awkward traffic accident of a music video that reunites Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta, who played star-crossed high-school squeezes so adorably in the classic movie musical, “Grease.”

Not so much with the cute in their odd new holiday song, “I Think You Might Like It,” which I am thinking you might not. (Added bonus: It just makes me feel very old.)

Judge for yourself and then, below it, remember fondly how they used to do it:


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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