According to the Audit Bureau of Circulation, as of October 1, 2010, the list below represents the 10 largest local newspapers in the U.S. These figures do not include the two


“national” newspapers (The Wall Street Journal and USA Today) that do not focus on a primary locality.

1 The New York Times New York New York 876,638 The New York Times Company
2 Los Angeles Times Los Angeles California 600,449 Tribune Company
3 The Washington Post Washington District of Columbia 545,345 The Washington Post Company
4 Daily News New York New York 512,520 Daily News
5 New York Post New York New York 501,501 News Corporation
6 San Jose Mercury News* San Jose California 477,592 MediaNews Group
7 Chicago Tribune Chicago Illinois 441,508 Tribune Company
8 Houston Chronicle Houston Texas 343,952 Hearst Corporation
9 The Philadelphia Inquirer** Philadelphia Pennsylvania 342,361 Philadelphia Media Network
10 Newsday Melville New York 314,848 Cablevision


* Includes localized editions branded as “Oakland Tribune” and “Contra Costa Times” which were folded into the San Jose paper with the creation of the Bay Area News Group (BANG).
** Includes “Daily News” JOA.

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As part of my continuing effort to move my DVD collection to a hard drive media server, the following DVDs and VHS tapes have been converted to M4V, AppleTV format:

  • Millennium
  • The Mists of Avalon
  • Excalibur
  • The Brotherhood
  • The Brotherhood 2
  • Army of Darkness
  • Aeon Flux
  • Woke Up Dead
  • That Man: Peter Berlin
  • Back Soon
  • Ring of Darkness
  • Moulin Rouge!
  • Nowhere
  • Flowers for Algernon
  • Edward II
  • Constantine
  • Definitely, Maybe
  • Arthur and the Invisibles
  • Charly
  • Altitude Falling
  • Pitch Black
  • Planet Terror
  • Across the Universe
  • Aeon Flux – The Complete Animated Series
  • The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert
  • Adam & Steve
  • Voodoo Academy
  • Kathy Griffin: Allegedly
  • Margaret Cho: I’m the One That I Want
  • Margaret Cho: Assassin
  • The Wizard of Oz

A list of films I’ve moved over from our DVD or VHS colletion to our AppleTV setup this week:

  • Fido
  • Night of the Comet
  • Deperate Living
    Cover of

    Cover of Night of the Comet

  • Polyester
  • Batman Begins
  • Big Fish
  • Female Trouble
  • Pink Flamingos
  • Bernard and Doris
  • Lost in Space
  • Mommie Dearest
  • The 40-Year-Old Virgin
  • All About Eve
  • And the Band Played On
  • Beautiful Thing
  • Butch Camp
  • Ferocious Female Freedom Fighters
  • Torch Song Trilogy
  • Team America: World Police
  • Get Real
  • Dreamcatcher
  • The Monolith Monsters
  • Maurice
  • Love! Valour! Compassion!
  • Notorious C.H.O.
  • Hellbent
  • West Side Story
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