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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Hate to ruin the party, but...

Daryn Kagan via Fang's Bites links to an "inspirational" story of a small newspaper that's doing well in the face of a tough market for newspapers - maybe it's a model for other local papers? - and...'s incredibly depressing. If Fang thinks this is the way to save bigger papers, he's incredibly naive about the issues surrounding newspapers. Do you realize it basically amounts to a blog in print form with a price tag attached?

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Random Internet Discovery of the Week

If I had decided exactly what strip I was running today, let alone actually made it, the strip would be posted about now. Instead it's probably not going up until after 3 PM PT.

Still no votes on the RID poll? Do you people care that little about it? Well, this is probably hardly the first time I've linked to some vegetarian site, and it's definitely not the first time I've linked to a recipe site...

Monday, May 18, 2009

Blog of Webcomics' Identity Crisis: The End of "Free Content"?

A "case in point" on the thought-provoking nature of the Floating Lightbulb: Today Bengo argues that webcomickers should stop thinking of themselves as giving content away for free.

He makes some good points but since he emphasizes preparing comics for later print distribution, I suspect that Scott "Infinite Canvas" McCloud would scream bloody murder at him...