Aug 06, 2010

it may have explained the prozac in the drinking water

The Hollywood Reporter is running a story with this headline...

Hollywood happy kids willing to pay for content

...which is all about how execs are optimistic "regarding young consumers' willingness to pay for digital content."  But I initially read the headline this way...

Hollywood: happy kids willing to pay for content

...which would have reported that well-adjusted kids are less likely to pirate content from their malcontent "friends" or steal intellectual property from those shady online networks. (Ah, the difference a colon makes.) The story had this pic right under the lede:


That kid on the right - doesn't he look happy and willing to pay? Maybe too happy?