Kim Jong Un Meets the Streisand Effect

If someone doesn't want you to see something, that guarantees it will get more attention than it deserves.

This wasn't because of the reviews.

Photograph: Muhammed Bilal Kenasari/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Since its Christmas Day release on digital networks and in certain independent movie theaters, “The Interview” has pulled in $18 million. More than 2 million people have downloaded the movie about a nonsensical plot to assassinate North Korea's leader -- and that’s before Apple's iTunes adds the film to its streaming and download catalogs today.

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