Ben Smith: Googling rapid response →
steller: “a novel approach”? http://www.politico.com/blogs/bensmith/0108/An_antirumor_Google_ad.html Obama paid search team pique!
“Meanwhile, on their first night aboard the Ponant, the pirates took blankets and pillows to the upper deck to ease the sleep of their captives. … The sun rose. Marchesseau asked for a full French breakfast for his crew. Ahmed acquiesced. The cook responded with a buffet of cheese and charcuterie, fresh fruits, cereals, warm pastries, French bread, little pots of apricot jam, and...
Prospect Heights apartment for April 1 or April 15 →
We’ve got an opening at Sterling Manor…
ASME finalists announced →
Word. Comin’ to getcha, Atlanta Magazine and IEEE Spectrum!
As longtime fans of the Internet are well aware, batshit-crazy rap-mogul...– Is Diddy’s Twitter Making Kanye’s Blog Irrelevant? [Vulture]
Sullenberger book deal →
“Sullenberg just scored — landed? — a $2.5 million to $3 million book deal with Harper Collins, sources tell Crain’s. Apparently all the Captain’s agent, Jan Miller, had to do to find a buyer was circulate Sully’s Newsweek column from a couple weeks ago.” Son of a— where’s my cut!?!? One hand washes the other Sully, give a man a taste!
The defendant was an immense man, well over 300 pounds, but in the gravity of his sorrow and shame he seemed larger still. He hunched forward in the sturdy wooden armchair that barely contained him, sobbing softly into tissue after tissue, a leg bouncing nervously under the table. In the first pew of spectators sat his wife, looking stricken, absently twisting her wedding band. The room was a...
Ausiello: NBC/DirectTV closing in on a 2-SEASON... →
davidcho: CLEAR EYES FULL HEARTS CAN’T LOSE
Pizzeria Employees Wear T-Shirts With Quotes From... →
Dan Steinberg: Ovechkin Joins Eastern Motors There are so many hundreds of ways of describing what has happened with the Caps in D.C. over the past 15 months, but I would argue that this, for sure, is the craziest signpost yet. Eastern Motors—yeah, THAT Eastern Motors—is going with the White Russian. This is the same Eastern Motors that does not currently feature any Wizards in its...
If you eat a lot of golfballs you need this... →
bullshit: Tired: Will it blend? Wired: Will it flush? Mesmerizing
Newsweek: Say something nice about Internet Explorer. Mitchell Baker, chairwoman, Mozilla: [Thirteen-second pause.] Well, I’d say Microsoft has reconstituted Internet Explorer development, and the really abusive days of IE6 seem to be — they’re making progress. Can I really not say anything nice? I’m trying. IE4 was a nice product, but that was a long time ago. Browsing...
pablog: streeter: Horray! I honestly think the College Humor prank war is our generation’s version of the Jefferson-Adams correspondence.
markcoatney: sarahfrank: Without further ado, The District Ep 5. Barack meets the MTV vjs. Giggling ensues. This is pretty amazing
Tomorrow I’m talking to Mitchell Baker, the chairwoman and former CEO of Mozilla, which is the group behind Firefox. If there’s anything you’d like me to ask her, let me know.