I’ve been listening to this on the phone for...
The story behind the ice cream cone man from the...
The photo of Zach Burroughs running across the street during D.C.’s Wednesday snowstorm has everyone asking: “Why Is This Dude Running Through A Snowstorm Holding An Ice Cream Cone?” So I asked him. Here’s the story behind the ice cream cone man.
Rain turning to sleet.
Glenn Beck and a chainsaw [GIF]
From his Tuesday show, in which he brought out the chainsaw. And a bunny…
Jon Stewart challenges his staff to find someone on Megyn Kelly’s show making a Nazi comparison before he finishes a home perm kit — The Daily Show, Jan. 24, 2011.
Tweet patterns for 'Tucson', 'Giffords'
Google Realtime searches of “Giffords” and “Tucson” show a burst of tweets on the day of the shooting, then a steady fizzle in the weeks after, and then another surge in recent days. How “Giffords” has been tweeted since the Jan. 8 shooting: How “Tucson” has been tweeted since the Jan. 8 shooting:
A motorcade in Woodley Park. That’s all.
When life gives you lemonade, make a highly caffeinated, alcoholic...– New Yorker cartoon, Jan. 3, 2011.
My WTF Link of the Week →
This is a trailer for “Rubber”, a movie about a tire that comes to life. Yep…
Giffords was featured on WaPo front page the day...
I stumbled upon this last week and thought I would share. On Friday, January 7, one day before the mass shooting in Tucson, Ariz., Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was one of three lawmakers gracing the front page of The Washington Post. Giffords was part of the reading of the Constitution a day earlier on the house floor. Giffords recited the First Amendment: “Congress shall make no law respecting...
Washington’s utopian plan to liberate the world one tweet at a time could also...– “Why the Internet is a great tool for totalitarians,” Wired Magazine, Dec. 27, 2010.
Tucson-based gun Web site crashes
A blog that features information on guns, including videos at shooting ranges in Tucson, Ariz., owned the domain tucsonshooting.com prior to Saturday’s shooting rampage at an event for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords outside of a Safeway. According to a video posted, the site crashed as news spread of the horrific shooting. The narrator of the video claims people were trying to capitalize off of...
One of the problems the Internet has introduced is that in this electronic...– Peter Nelson, actor.
I can still recall the kind of sensation I had when I was in a small river, and...– From a great profile on Shigeru Miyamoto, ”the father of modern video games,” in The New Yorker Magazine, Dec. 20, 2010.
Revenge of the Birds
I had a conversation at work about news that Angry Birds is heading to PS3 and PSP. This led to more conversation about the quickly-expanding franchise and the fact that a movie is on the horizon. From The Telegraph: Rovio had been doing the rounds of the Hollywood movie studios in the hope that Angry Birds, which has been downloaded by iPhone and iPad users more than 6.5 million times, can be...