Tag Archives: The Daily Beast

‘South Park’ Invades Donald Trump’s South Parts

From our To Know Trump desk Full disclosure: The dustupping staff is not a regular viewer of Comedy Central’s South Park, but we’ve always admired the show’s ability to not give a damn what anyone thinks about it. And never … Continue reading

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What? Teen Criminalizes AND Victimizes Herself with Selfie?

From our Through the Looking Glass desk The headscratching staff is having some trouble absorbing this story from the Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer (tip o’ the pixel to The Daily Beast). NC Law: Teens who take nude selfie photos face adult sex charges … Continue reading

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New York Times easyJet Piece Gathers No (Kate) Moss

From our Late to the Party Pooper desk Yesterday’s New York Times Business section featured this Nicola Clark profile of easyJet chief executive Carolyn McCall. EasyJet Chief Leads Airline Through Turnaround LONDON — Early in a May conference call with … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Journo-Sneak

As the hardtracking staff has previously noted, journalists have been two-time losers in the native advertising dodge. They’re either 1) bypassed by their publications (a good thing in our estimation, a bad thing in their bank accounts), or 2) hired … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: What’s Up With The Starbucks Shutdown Ad?

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, I was enjoying a latte at the Coolidge Corner Starbucks and reading the New York Times yesterday when I came across this ad: … Continue reading

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Is Google Gmailing You Ads?

So it turns out Google’s not just reading your gmails, it’s sorting them too. Here’s the message Google has sent to all its Gmailers: Of course, lots of people are Gpissed about it, as Winston Ross’s piece in the Daily Beast noted . . … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Mitt Romney & The Detroit Wheels Edition)

Mitt Romney is to the Republican presidential nomination what Ramen noodles are to college students: The candidate of last resort. As such, the Michigan primary could well be Romney’s Last Supper, at least according to the Washington Post: For Romney, … Continue reading

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Let The $4 Billion Rumpus Begin! (Daily Beast Edition)

Smart Daily Beast piece by New York ad gal Judith Grey rounding up the GOP presidential primary ads in Florida. Representative excerpts: Mitt Romney is enduring attack ads—accurate and otherwise –by the Gingrich campaign and the pro-Gingrich super PAC Winning Our Future; … Continue reading

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We’re #1! Boston Is America’s Drunkest City

No more inferiority complex for Bostonians – The Daily Beast has issued its 2011 list of America’s Drunkest Cities, and Boston is the tightest of them all. And just so you know this isn’t drunk – er, junk – science, … Continue reading

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It’s Good To Live In A Two-Daily Nation (Tina Brown Tantrum Edition)

(Note: The hardworking staff started writing this post last night, but then Verizon crashed its Internet service and it’s still not working but we’re elsewhere now, so . . . ) Things are getting downright beastly at NewsBeast, the shotgun … Continue reading

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