Every a.m., Mediaite publishes a primer of what the interweb machine is writing, talking, tweeting, and blogging about, so that you may fool friends and family into thinking you are a trove of information and insight. Today: a new poll...Show More Summary
People of Nerdfighteria: You’re gonna want to read this. EW can reveal exclusively that YA rock star John Green has
Good morning, AdLand. Here's what you need to know today: A new study commissioned by Tumblr and run by analytics company Pulsar finds that there is a higher volume of television conversation on Tumblr than Twitter during the three days after a given show airs. Show More Summary
"Once hip-hop culture is ubiquitous, it is also invisible." Questlove's essay on "How Hip-Hop Failed Black America" is very good. "The only thing that goes in cycles is old men talking about how things go in cycles. History is more interested in getting its nut off." Read more...
A flashlight with a powerful 4100 lumen halogen lamp. Its heat-resistant lens and reflector lets it provide a wide floodlight or a focused beam that can set objects on fire at close range. Because this is Wicked Lasers we’re talking about.
There have been things to get excited about and things to be worried about with the Philadelphia Phillies this season. I guess that explains their largely mediocre 10-10 record so far. I want to talk about seven of these trends right now. I will caution that we probably should not read too much into these trends right now. Show More Summary
Quarterbacks have been the talk of this draft. It's not that the group is amazingly talented. In fact, that's what is generating so much speculation. In the end, no one knows how this is going to play out. There is no better example than the current situation with Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and Pittsburgh quarterback Tom Savage. Show More Summary
This like that Chris Rock bit… “We’re not saying it’s OK to kill the bh, but we understand.” youtube
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It seems beneath my manly dignity to give David Brooks a hard time for his comments decrying Obama's "manhood problem in the Middle East." He made them on a Sunday talk show, after all, and we know that no one watches them. And anyway, people accidentally say stupid things on television all the time. Show More Summary
How do businesses in the apparel industry ensure that their customer base will not only stay, but grow? We talk to two companies and look at recent statistics that suggest the success of a sustainable business starts, like everything else, with the environment. Show More Summary
Stephen Colbert paid his first visit to the "Late Show" since CBS announced that he'll be taking over hosting duties from David Letterman next year. "He just stopped by to sign the lease," Letterman said during his monologue on Tuesday...Show More Summary
There’s been a lot of talk about fixing OpenSSL to prevent a Heartbleed-like situation from ever arising again, and now a bunch of developers are intent on taking matters into their own hands. One question that’s been raised in the … Continue reading ?
One of the more frustrating things to watch is two people who are having an argument and talking past each other. They're using the same words, but not quite referring to the same thing. I've been having that sense in the last few days, as everyone gets more and more upset and angry about whether [...]
E. J. Wagenmakers writes: Remember I briefly talked to you about the subjective assessment of evidence? Together with Richard Morey and myself, Annelies Bartlema created a short questionnaire that can be done online. There are five scenarios and it does not take more than 5 minutes to complete. Show More Summary
When it was announced that Stephen Colbert would succeed David Letterman as host of The Late Show, the response was fairly effusive. And rightly so: Colbert is a universally respected performer, a comedian who, over almost 10 years as...Show More Summary
The Miami Heat might be the most talked about team in sports throughout the past couple of years, so surely there is a lot everyone knows about them. Still, there are a few things flying under the radar related to this team that could...Show More Summary
When she said: “It’s the little things citizens do. That’s what will make the difference,” Kenya’s inspirational environmental activist Wangari Maathai was talking about the potential of every African to positively influence the environment around them. Show More Summary
People who want to do good work but aren't sure how, are frustrated, or talking in circles and not taking action or simply rubber stamping staff work: Sadly, that’s how I’d describe some of the boards and staffs I’ve observed. It’s time...Show More Summary
Just when you thought we were done talking about UFC 151, the event that never was, Chuck Liddell piles on. A few days before Jon Jones defends his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) light heavyweight title against Glover TeixeiraShow More Summary