Things that don’t make sense: Part I

In this day and age when information travels at the speed of light (well, almost), why is it that some movies get released in the US months before they are released anywhere else in the world? It’s the same with music and books.

Herehere and here are some plausible but not entirely convincing answers.

PS: I’ve noticed that there are somethings which shout “What nonsense!” to me. I’ll be documenting them in this series