The iPhone and the Samsung phone (sPhone?) are very good technological devices primarily because they have shiny metal on the backside, underneath the plastic case you bought to protect the shiny metal from smudges or scratches. But is the mining of this metal destroying a beautiful Eden-like Indonesian island? Probably! Friends of the Earth did a six-month-long investigation (PDF) of the Appalachian-style tin mining operations on Bangka Island, where a massive industrial operation is "destroying forests, farmland and coral reefs, injuring miners and driving away fish and marine life." All so you can put an "Otterbox" over the shiny metal!
Apple and Samsung "neither confirmed nor denied [...]
When will Lita Ford, the Stevie Nicks of hair metal, get the respect she deserves? Not, apparently, in The Runaways. BOO. "We see Cheri Currie and Joan Jett do drugs and make out a few times, but the movie does nothing to explore whatever complications that brought-if any-to their onstage and offstage relationship and only hints ever so briefly at what it did to the band dynamic. And speaking of the band, what about the other three members? Each gets a handful of dialogue (oh, Lita Ford, you always get the shaft!) but don't even make it into the here's-what-happened notes at movie's end."
Oh Trent Reznor, it is okay that you are never going to tour your Nine Inch Nails again, but do you have to go out like this? "I'd never want to be Gene Simmons, an old man who puts on makeup to entertain kids, like a clown going to work." HARSH, DUDE.