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- Jesus Christ, People. It's Not
August 22, 2012 12:21AM
- My Dinner With Barack
July 07, 2011 07:16AM
- Dazed and Confused: Mixed
Signals on Medical Marijuana
March 29, 2011 03:36AM
- Yesterday's News
February 25, 2011 01:02PM
- Facebook Valuation Boggles the
January 03, 2011 05:33PM
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right? It's such a beautiful
sit with a copy of
August 22, 2012 07:30PM
- “If everyone in America
over the age of 15 read
August 22, 2012 10:31AM
- “Since you posted this on
my actual birthday, I'm taking
a gift. Feel free
August 21, 2012 02:54PM
- “Well, it's nice to see
who my real friends are around
and let me just say
July 07, 2011 12:44PM
- “Oooh baby, I love your
July 07, 2011 07:55AM
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By that I mean to say those two platforms comprise the portals through which a massive percentage of news, information, comment, and opinion pass… Read full post »
Say what you will about Barack Obama, the brother keeps in touch.
I gave his campaign $50 shortly after it achieved inevitability in the spring of 2008, not long after I'd been laid off from my last secure, well, my last well-paying job -- and about a year before the… Read full post »
California defendants face new federal charges after state's illegal search and seizure.
Yesterday I appeared on the cover of a relatively new Internet magazine called Dailysingle, a kind of mashup of those old amusement park novelties, where you could get your picture on the cover of LIFE magazine or the front page of the New York Times, and an actual,… Read full post »
From the What's It Worth? Department - big news in the world of finance today: the great minds at Goldman Sachs have conjured up a way for wealthy investors to get a piece of the Facebook action without actually having to take the company public.
Plunking down $450 million of its own… Read full post »
Jayzus H. Christ, I go away from the Internet for a while and all hell breaks loose.
Having shimmied back down the rabbit hole in the last couple of days, my eyes are now bleeding from reading all the sturm und drang over supposed terrorist/sex criminal Julian Assange and… Read full post »
Conceived by an alcoholic scoundrel with a golden voice (and heart to match) and by a teenage knockout whose naivete was exceeded only by the purity of her love, I was born lucky.
That whole "Question Authority" thing I always thought was an actual directive.
It's taken me nearly 50… Read full post »
I love my OS peeps. You know I do. Read full post »
"Stop, hey, what's that sound? Everybody look what's going
-- For What It's Worth, Stephen Stills
That sound, the one emanating Wednesday from the stage at San Francisco's Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and reverberating… Read full post »
As did so many across the globe Wednesday, I sat stunned in front of my computer, trying to take in the devastation wrought by the earthquake in Haiti Tuesday night. I tried to imagine the effect a disaster of such magnitude might have on people who live in a… Read full post »
UPDATE: Apple's legal representation issued a demand letter Wednesday, claiming “The information [Gawker is] willing to pay for, such as photos of a yet-to-be released product, constitutes Apple trade secrets.” The law firm issued a demand that Gawker "immediately disc… Read full post »
Dear Mr. Hume:
I am not a television viewer of any regular status (nor, on the rare occasion that might find me taking in a broadcast of some kind or another, a watcher of the FOX television network) but I do keep up with the news of the day. It appears… Read full post »
Play a piano concerto on your telephone? There's an app for that...
Let's see you do that with your 'Droid* sucka.
* or your Blackberry, or your Pre, or your Nokia, or your HTC... Read full post »
Since sometime in the mid-1960s the only thing that really ever mattered to me on Sundays in the fall and winter months has been whether the Green Bay Packers won or lost their NFL football game.
With a regular season-ending victory over the Arizona Cardinals in Phoenix today, the Green… Read full post »
Misogyny, like so many things in this wonderful life, begins at home. How else, one must wonder, does it become possible for a child -- boy or girl -- to bring with it into its adult development the cast of mind and the behavioral tools necessary for leading a life… Read full post »
I baked a shit pie laced with rat poison and topped it with curdled sperm frosting, so inspired was I by bendan bendan's habit of soiling real bloggers' posts with comment spam hocking Made in China crapwear.
I sat bendan bendan down at the table in… Read full post »
Lucky, I guess.
It's also a Jewish thing. You wouldn't understand.
It's ubiquitous, this listmaking that happens at the end of the year, especially among the typing classes. So… Read full post »
Form has championed substance in the political culture of the United States for so long, it should come as no surprise that many people still don’t know what to make of President Barack Obama.
Apple has booked the stage at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in downtown San Francisco for "several days" in late January, according to a report at Financial Times, leading to increased speculation the company is preparing to unveil the long-awaited "Apple Tablet."
Coming on the heels of … Read full post »
How bad is the climate change situation, really? A whole bunch of scientists and other climate change interested parties are set to convene in Copenhagen next week for the COP15 climate conference, where representatives from government agencies, energy consortiums, new-age manufacturers… Read full post »
Twitter was on fire for a little while Friday in the wake of 'breaking news' that golfer Tiger Woods was seriously injured in an auto accident outside his Florida home early Friday morning.
While it is absolutely dead-certain you will hear about Sarah Palin's much-hyped memoir when it comes out on November 17, the mainstream media PR machine is likely to give short shrift to a compelling collection of essays that ought to make a lively companion piece to Palin's ode to… Read full post »
Bless her soul, our very own feed vigilante, the endlessly empathetic Cartouche pointed the way late last night to the harrowing tale of OS member Rutilus Extraho and has since been tirelessly pounding the hustings for people to make it go viral through Digg and Reddit.
She's a smart cookie, th… Read full post »
In response to a Federal Communications Commission Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published Thursday, John McCain introduced his own Internet Freedom Act of 2009 in the United States Senate, revealing the administrative style the U.S. would likely have faced had he won the 2008 presidential el… Read full post »