Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Goodbye SciFi

Been crazy busy at work with this St. Patrick's Day stuff we're doing. Among other things, we've got a VERY IMPORTANT LIST of St. Paddy's Day survival phrases in Irish:

Note, it's St. Paddy's Day, not St. Patty's Day, who knew, right?

Second, I need to point out a fine bit of exposure journalism by the illustrious Pseudodigm. It seems that the SciFi channel in a spontaneous moment of brilliance has decided to rename itself SyFy:

“The name Sci Fi has been associated with geeks and dysfunctional, antisocial boys in their basements with video games and stuff like that, as opposed to the general public and the female audience in particular,” said TV historian Tim Brooks…

You really need to go read Pseudodigm's thoughts on the matter, because it'll save me having to type out the EXACT same thoughts. In a nutshell: WTF?

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