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Boston Almost Beats Brooklyn in Guggenheim Fellowships

Well, the Boston area, anyway. Yesterday’s New York Times featured this full-page ad listing the 2018 Fellows (United States and Canada) appointed by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. By our count, the Greater Boston area garnered 17 Fellowships, while … Continue reading

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Strange Adfellows for Net Neutrality: AT&T and . . . Burger King?

As the rumpus over the fate of net neutrality continues, it’s not just 21 states and the District of Columbia pushing back against the FCC decision to neuter neutrality. It’s also advertisers. Exhibit AT&T: This full-page ad that’s been running … Continue reading

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Say Hello to the New Shoefie!

From our Fear for the Republic desk This is an example of the traditional (that is, for all of a year) shoefie.     But there’s good news for the Me, Myselfie, and I set! A whole new definition of shoefie from … Continue reading

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An Invitation? After FOUR Months? To Ello With That!

Well-o-well: Ello is officially scraping the bottom of the barrel. As the hardworking staff has plaintively noted, we were hoping for a smile from the Prom-Queen-Turned-Mean-Girl of social media last fall and got . . . a whole lot of … Continue reading

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On Second Thought, To Ello with Them

For several weeks now, the hardhoping staff has been yearning for a smile from Ello, the Mean Girl of Social Media. But . . . nothing. Then, this (via MediaPost): Interest in Ello Craters Well, that didn’t take long. The new … Continue reading

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To Ello With Us, Part 2

As the hardwishing staff noted last week, we – along with countless other schlubs – petitioned the Prom Queen of Social Media for an invitation to join her posse. What we got back was this pat on the head.   … Continue reading

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Hot New Website Says to Ello with Us

As many of you splendid readers undoubtedly know, the social media flavor of the week is Ello, the vaunted anti-Facebook. From Yahoo! Tech: ‘Anti-Facebook’ Social Network Ello Gets Viral Surge In a matter of days, the new social network Ello, described … Continue reading

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Big Town v. Bean Town (Guggenheim Fellowship Edition)

Every year the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awards fellowships “to assist research and artistic creation.” And, as is its wont, the Foundation ran a full-page ad in the New York Times to announce its 2014 recipients.       Massachusetts artists, scholars, … Continue reading

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Correction o’ the Day (Annette Funicello Edition)

From Tuesday’s New York Times: An obituary on April 9 about the actress Annette Funicello misstated the title of one of her films. It is “Fireball 500,” not “Fireball.” (A reader pointed out the error on the day the obituary was published; … Continue reading

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Catholic League Attacks Jon Stewart, Kellogg’s In New Ads

Crazy Train engineer Bill Donohue of the Catholic League is on the adpath again, this time regarding a segment the recently ran on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart. This ad ran on the op-ed page of today’s New York … Continue reading

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