The mainstream media may not be interested in properly covering the death of an influential animation artist, but the ‘net (i.e. regular people around the world) is abuzz with reaction to Joe Ranft’s passing. Searches for Joe Ranft are currently ranked #3 on Technorati, the website that tracks activity across 15 million blogs. The only other searches more popular in the blogging world right now are for Cindy Sheehan and Jude Law, while Joe Ranft beats out searches for worldly topics like Iraq, Gaza and Music. To see what everybody is saying about Joe, do THIS SEARCH on Technorati.