Last night marked the first episode of CNN’s new 8 p.m. hour, Parker Spitzer, and everyone was a critic. Eliot Spitzer and Kathleen Parker were too fast. The show was too long. There wasn’t enough time for questions. Their table was too small. Ms. Parker looks like she’s having bowel trouble (well, of course Read More
The web bore a lot of fun fruit for us to pluck and taste in the last 24-48 hours. A couple of our items today can be plopped in the basket marked “things that are incredible but scare the hell out of you.” The third item is something completely different, akin to dragonfruit. Today the Read More
Today the web has dragged in an opportunity to purchase Twitter validation from your favorite celebrity. We’ve also got a video that may make you feel almost as sad and weird as the subject of the video himself and finally the cutest doggone little cow you will see today. Or ever, even.
- 21st century warning: the Real Estate Board of New York is now requiring brokers to enter sale information into their online database. No word on whether they’d still like the same information faxed over and then mailed in triplicate with a self-addressed stamped envelope.
-File under: can’t make this stuff up. Read More
Nights grow cool. Leaves begin to turn. Fall is here and with it comes a shower of random web items, stuff you may want to know even if you don’t want to use it. First and foremost we’re discussing doing something terrible with robots. Then we’ll explore the dark recesses of an artist’s mysterious love-hate Read More
Our autumnal horn o’ plenty of web goodies begins today with the return of one Joaquin Phoenix to late night TV. Then we segue into somber, sad Matt Damon looking sad and being somber and seeing dead people and we finally end up with about 30 seconds or so of hell on earth. It isn’t Read More
Today we want to show you only one item we found, dewy and new, on our cyber-doorstep this morning. That’s what we want to do, but we won’t. Still, this item and the man in it are very much of the moment. And it proves that when Will Ferrell created the indelible SNL character Read More
Look What the Web Dragged In: Tony Blair Fudges Fact and Fiction, Microsoft Doesn’t Bing Places Named Gay
We’re all over the world with today’s list of indicators of societal decay. We ask questions across the ocean: does Tony Blair know fiction from reality? We call through the mists of Redmond, WA: has anyone at Microsoft headquarters bothered to Bing a map of West Virginia? And right here at home: should we thank Read More
Today in our brief survey of the small furry things the Web has left at our digital doorstep we examine what makes a sexy dancing man–and not. We’ll also check in with the vast sea of supplicants pleading with Stephen Colbert to restore their faith in not taking things so seriously anymore, and see who Read More
Today’s survey of tasty news dumplings begins where we all must begin at some point, with the awesome mystery of Google and why it does whatever it does. We also discuss inadvisable recreational activities involving skyscrapers and revisit the saga of a flight attendant named Steven, wherein he decides whether to accept his hero’s call Read More