Visiting Dignitaries

The Inimitable Christopher Walken Says He Doesn’t Have a Computer. Why Would He?

"WHAT?" -- everyone. (screencap)

What does actor Christopher Walken have in common with rap legend DMX? Apparently neither gives a single, solitary fuck about keeping up with the Internet.

Last Night, Mr. Walken appeared on the Daily Show to promote his latest flick. Noting that Mr. Walken is hard to get hold of, Jon Stewart asked whether he’s a technofile. “No, I missed all that,” the oddball actor replied. Read More


Booting Up: The Rich Get Richer Edition

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Freshly-minted Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is set to make $60 million in overall compensation, including a multi-million dollar bonus for staying on for more than five years. The money will reportedly reek of desperation. [AllThingsD]

Speaking of Ms. Mayer, here is her first memo to the Yahoo team. It’s marked “privileged and confidential”–oops. [AllThingsD]

Google earned $12.1B in Q2. Suddenly Ms. Mayer’s $60 million is starting to look quite paltry. [VentureBeat]

The Daily Show is making its way back to the TVs of DirecTV customers, as the provider finally reached a deal with Viacom. [Engadget]

Reddit has composed a comprehensive timeline of the gut-wrenching fatal shooting that took place in Colorado last night. [Reddit]