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  • Endangered species: Encyclopedia Britannica. Is the print encyclopedia going the way of vinyl? Is it becoming a “niche, luxury item”? The New York Times says “Get’cha turntables ready”. Pretty fascinating reading. Click here to check out the whole story. (Thanks to Blue Skunk Blog for the link)
  • Late Night with Dr. Seuss. Letterman is getting in on this whole children’s lit thing with his recent “Top Ten Least Popular Dr. Seuss Books. My favorite? “Horton Hears A Who Via An Illegal Government Wiretap”. To check out the rest of the list, click here.
  • Speaking of Seuss, “Horton Hears a Who” is a certifiable hit. So says Publishers Weekly:

Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! opened in movie theaters last Friday, and had a $45.1 million weekend, the biggest opening weekend so far this year, according to Variety. It was the fifth-best debut ever for a G-rated cartoon. 20th Century Fox senior v-p of distribution Chris Aronson called it a “who-mongous opening.”