August 14, 2007
While a physical distributor warehouses CDs and ships them to brick-and-mortar retailers, TuneCore stocks digital music and delivers it to online stores such as iTunes and eMusic. But unlike other distributors, physical and digital, TuneCore doesn’t take a cut of the sales. Instead, it charges a flat fee. For example, the cost of making a single song available on iTunes is a mere $2. That’s cheap.
The Guardian starts a weeklong series of features on Pakistan and India with an article on the legacy of empire on Indian literature. The second article examines the history of the English-language novel in Pakistan.
In USA Today, a high school English teacher examines the state of summer reading lists.
Campus Squeeze lists the ten most manly novels ever.
Cracked lists the "10 most awesome movies Hollywood ever killed."
UGO.com interviews mathematician and former Wonder Years love interest Danica McKellar about her book, Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle-School Math Without Losing Your Mind or Breaking a Nail .
Actor Blair Underwood talks to the Los Angeles Times about co-writing a series of mystery novels.
Drowned in Sound announces a new feature, "DiScover Diary," where up and coming bands are profiled.
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