Pre-Marketing 4.25.11

April 25, 2011, 3:40 PM UTC

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* Matt Yglesias: The economics of The Jetsons

* Michael Arrington: We’re in the middle of a terrible ‘blubble’

* Steve Hargreaves: “Drill, baby drill” won’t help lower gas prices

* Morning Call: U.S. futures point higher, European shares climb and the Nikkei slips.

* Melba Duncan: The case for executive assistants

* Barry Ritholtz: The dollar’s collapse has already happened

* In memoriam: Max Matthews, the father of computer music

* Howard Marks has a new book coming out. Here is an early review.

* Wall Street’s pay king is… Lloyd Blankfein Jamie Dimon Richard Handler

* Chris Dixon: Will Google (GOOG) be able to infer out intent (i.e., search for us without us searching)?

* Luke Timmerman: VCs turn up the heat on the FDA to become faster and more predictable

* Royal wedding prop bets? Like the color of the queen’s hat? Or who will catch the bouquet? Here you go…

* Tweet of the Day: @falseSteveJobs: Want to know where your husband was on his business trip? There’s an app for that.