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No man with a good car needs to be justified. – Hazel Motes in Flannery O’Connor’s Wise Blood So the other night the hardhoping staff tried to get our Twitter account verified. According to Twitter’s Help Center, an account must be “notable and … Continue reading
Well the hardtweeting staff was just scrolling along when this turned up in our Twitter feed. Is it just us, or is this a whole new level of adtrusiveness? Then again . . . #NATLPancakeDay.
Well the hardworking staff wandered into a bit of a quagmire yesterday when we looked at the confluence of a Massachusetts Playbook ad and some Massachusetts Playbook editorial content that both seemed to have the same objective: to boost the expansion … Continue reading
Well the hardworking staff was just sitting here in the Global Worldwide Headquarters minding our own business, when this popped up on the Twitters. Of course we immediately asked Dan Currie if he has any connection to the … Continue reading
In the interest of full disclosure, the dustupping staff should mention that we lost interest in last night’s CNN Republican Presidential Debate around the time Ben Carson spoke about hizzzzzz . . . Whatever. Regardless, here’s some dotsam and netsam … Continue reading
The news media love to label things, and presidential elections are no exception. So 2000 was the Hanging Chad Election, 2004 was the Internet Election, 2008 was the Facebook Election, and 2012 was the Twitter Election (with this dissent). But the … Continue reading
From our Late to the Revival Party desk It’s hard to believe that Downturn Scotty Brown (R-Girl Trouble) might ever run for higher office again, but then there’s this from yesterday’s New York Times First Draft: Boxer’s Retiring, and Ad Agencies … Continue reading
We know – you just hope it’s not you. And it’s not. The Central Intelligence Agency is using Twitter to gather intelligence from these 26 feeds: Interesting. Wouldn’t you think the spooks would be following, we dunno, Hamas Global PR maybe? … Continue reading
In the wake of the boffo debut of Sharknado 2 last week, SyFy ran this full-page ad in yesterday’s New York Times: Our favorite bit: Miley and Kimye, shark your hearts out.