Microsoft offers $44.6 billion for Yahoo!
The grand old man of Redmond has finally come out of the closet to woo the loveliest lady in Sunnyvale, offering a staggering $44.6 billion in cash or shares. Cash or shares? Wow! Bearing in mind the...ah...disappointments both companies have suffered
over the recent past
, is this a marriage made in heaven? Or hell
The Losers Cover Gallery
showcases the bold design sense and unique art style of UK comics artist Jock
, who also produced much of the interior art for the VERTIGO
series. Losely based on a WWII comic of the same name it became a fast paced action caper with a political edge under writer Andy Diggle
, and the covers reflect both the themes
and the cinematic style
of the comic.
Happy 40th Birthday Rolling Stone.
On this day in 1967, the first issue of Rolling Stone Magazine
was published, and it came with a roach clip
. It was founded in San Francisco in 1967 by Jann Wenner
and music critic Ralph J. Gleason
It embraced and reported on the hippy counterculture
during the late 1960s and 1970s, and its rise to fame was synchronous with such bands and artists as the Grateful Dead
, Rolling Stones
, Jimi Hendrix
and Janis Joplin
. It is the magazine that trashed Eric Clapton
, broke up Cream
and ripped every album Led Zeppelin ever made
National Geek Day.
Neil "Sandman" Gaiman
& Joss "Buffy" Whedon
both have movies
coming out this weekend; in honor of the nerd confluence of events, Time magazine conducted a joint interview with the two.