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Amazon Testing More TV Shows on the Web

Amazon says it will let Web surfers preview and vote on five more kids’ TV shows before it decides which ones to produce via its Amazon Studios unit. The move is a repeat from last spring, when Amazon let the public look at 14 different comedies and kids’ shows before picking five to turn into series.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus