Sunday, January 10, 2010

The culture wars: Netflix version

Today's New York Times has a fascinating story about popular Netflix rentals in different cities and neighborhoods. The graphics are spectacular. Here, for example, you'll see that Manhattan and parts of Brooklyn are nuts for "Man on a Wire," an Oscar-winning documentary about a tightrope-walking Frenchman:

Now, compare with the map for "Paul Blart, Mall Cop":

Maps like these are also available for Boston, Chicago, Atlanta, L.A., San Francisco, D.C., Minneapolis, Miama, Seattle, Denver, and Dallas.  Check it out!

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