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  • Digital Tracking: 'Fury' to Blast Away Box Office Competition with $32 Million

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? Moviepilot - which studies social data and box office trends - analyzes this weekend's new...
  • Female orgasm: battleground of science?

    Female orgasm: battleground of science?
    Hapless lovers are not the only ones who get lost down there: even sexologists can't agree on what's what, and where, among women's female parts. At least, that's according to a father-daughter team of researchers in Italy, Drs. Vincenzo and Giulia...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: NY Comic-Con Launches Disney's 'Tomorrowland' to Dominant Debut

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR) - Film, a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR - Film measures...
  • Apartheid not in Israel

    Gary Olson's use of the word "apartheid" in his Your View ("New Israeli settlements doom chances for two-state solution") is misleading. According to Wikipedia, "Apartheid was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation."...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: Fallon's "Ew!" is DAR Gold; 'Walking Dead' Marches Closer to Top

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and Wikipedia combined. For more on the methodology behind DAR, scroll to the bottom...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Interstellar' Begins its Ascent, But the #1 Spot is 'Taken'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to film (see the TV version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media,...
  • East of Borneo: Where Wikipedia goes for SoCal art essays

    East of Borneo: Where Wikipedia goes for SoCal art essays
    When the series of Pacific Standard Time exhibitions opened around Southern California in 2010, it was an opportunity to take stock of the region's cultural production in the decades following World War II. The Getty Foundation-funded project brought to...
  • Veronica Roth and Garth Nix: Sizing up two YA giants

    Veronica Roth and Garth Nix: Sizing up two YA giants
    Best-selling authors Veronica Roth and Garth Nix must be doing something right. Both are internationally recognized for their young adult fantasy novels — Roth's first book, "Divergent," sold more than 20 million copies and was made into a hit movie...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'Conan' Tumblr's Up the Chart, TruTV Trends Thanks To Fall Premieres

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what entertainment content is resonating most across Facebook, Google+, Instagram, Tumblr, YouTube and Wikipedia combined (this week's edition excludes Twitter). For more on the...
  • Podcasts provide opportunities to merge commerce with creativity

    Podcasts provide opportunities to merge commerce with creativity
    When you look at the arsenal of marketing options — display, social media and search, among others — you may notice that most rely on visual appeal: the bright hair salon ad, the colorful photo of a wedding cake on Facebook, the large-text...
  • Sinkane incorporates a journeyed upbringing into music unconfined by genre

    Sinkane incorporates a journeyed upbringing into music unconfined by genre
    Ahmed Gallab, who records and performs as Sinkane, has a biography that reads like the plot of a globe-trotting political thriller. The musician was born in London, where his father was stationed working for the Sudanese embassy, and lived there until...