Entries Tagged as 'Business & Media'

Absolutely the Funniest Item of the Day CCCXI

Do It For Denmark! Tak.

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#twittersilence

God I’m bored. Twitter is a lovely, lovely place. I don’t understand people who can’t get into Twitter. I used to work for a lady who was (HAH) spearheading the (HAH) social (HAH HAH) outreach for the support side of a major brand name internet monetization product, and she said proudly to me, on my […]

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The Death of Culture

With an unexpected Die Boomers Die twist at the end! Vanity Fair – You Say You Want a Devolution? For most of the last century, America’s cultural landscape—its fashion, art, music, design, entertainment—changed dramatically every 20 years or so. But these days, even as technological and scientific leaps have continued to revolutionize life, popular style […]

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In Which Google Destroys the Thing Holding the Internet Together

…In order to force people into using the thing that’s they want to hold the internet together but won’t because it’s a piece o’ shite. Hitler finds out Google Reader is shutting down Brian Shih’s answer to: Google Reader Shut Down (March 2013): Why is Google killing Google Reader? (Brian Shih is a former Reader […]

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On Stupid Laws and Stupid Reactions To Them

Mark Steyn is very much worth a read today, on the people who obviously didn’t mean to break the so-numerous-as-to-be-unknowable laws they broke but were still punished, because they aren’t on NBC: NRO – Mark Steyn: Laws Are for Little People And not for David Gregory.

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Absolutely the Funniest Item of the Day CCLXXXVIII

This is way back from last month, but I’m catching up on my blogs today: CDR Salamander – Sunday Funnies: Non-Synergistic Procrastination and Post Hysterical Response Diagram

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It Was Inevitable, Wasn’t It

A continuation in an occasional series in which I rail against the habits of Mark Steyn’s content-providers vis-a-vis ads… This page on The Corner, resplendent with ads and promotions, has failed to load the actual Mark Steyn post. Oops! (It’s probably just a bug in Safari in case none of you can repro it (for […]

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Layoffs

The Times, my mental home-away-from-home (and let’s be honest, I follow so many of them on Twitter, I spend most of my day with its columnists gathered around my mental table, laughing and carrying on, even if I just lurk quietly in a corner chair), is having layoffs. No one’s mentioned it, not really, but […]

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And Now: The Santa Brand Book

The Santa Brand Book. Literally. You’re welcome. Via Quietroom.

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The Most Hated Woman In Tech

I love this: Tech Crunch – Stop Telling Women To Do Startups, by Penelope Trunk Apparently everybody’s hating on her. But I was whooping and doing air-punches with every paragraph. Read the whole thing so I don’t have to quote the whole thing. Because you know I will.

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But Are The Regional Editions Any Thicker

This is hilarious: These Time Magazine Covers Explain Why Americans Know Nothing About The World

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Absolutely the Funniest Item of the Day CCLXXVIII

The “Expert” is the best part: The Onion Newsroom: Breaking News: Some Bullshit Happening Somewhere (Obviously: Language alert)

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I’d Like To Welcome Our New Readers From Chrysler Corporation

*cough* Fiat’s released the Abarth ad. And, uh, welcome, new readers! /is pleased with the results of her rant

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The Proper Start to the Holidays

This morning Twitter erupted in tears with this year’s John Lewis Christmas ad: Doing a little research, I see that last year’s was uploaded to YouTube on Nov 11, 2010. 2009′s on Nov 16, but close enough. And so on. And all of them feature a female cover of a famous rock ‘n roll song, […]

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Location, Location, Location, and Other Problems

I have a problem. I basically do (or try to do) everything India Knight tells me to do (I’ve long been nursing a major crush on that woman and her life (to illustrate, here’s her house)), and thusly I have built a huge collection of design blogs and retailers for the home, all of whom […]

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