This Day in Blogging History: Al Capp biography, Wil Wheaton v Authors' Guild v Kindle

One year ago today
Terrific new biography of Li'l Abner creator Al Capp: At the height of his career, his groundbreaking comic strip, Li'l Abner, reached ninety million readers.

Five years ago today
Wil Wheaton vs. Authors' Guild vs. Kindle: I picked a short passage from my book Sunken Treasure and read it. Then, I took the identical passage, and let my computer read it. I recorded the whole thing and put together something I call "Wil Wheaton versus Text 2 Speech" so you can hear for yourself.