Link rodeo

This is pretty cool: a montage of clips from all the cinematic and televisual incarnations of Superman, followed by the teaser for this summer's Superman Returns. The teaser suggests a conscious effort to target the movie to Christians -- just listen to (one assumes) Jor-El saying "It is for this reason -- their capacity for good -- that I have sent them you, my only son." (Um ... I thought you sent him because your planet was about to explode.)

The NYT on Alan Moore's crusade against DC Comics and the makers of V for Vendetta.

Google has purchased the very-cool-if-not-quite-ready-for-prime-time Writely, suggesting that they're gearing up to take on Microsoft Office. Edit: A very smart debunking of this piece of conventional wisdom is here.

Plus here's the NYT on "mid-level" web acquisitions (where "mid-level" = around half a billion dollars) and on the Silicon Alley revival.