LOLcats & Pet Rocks
shooshee: Those of us old enough may say, “remember the Pet Rock?” and shake our heads and chuckle. I wonder if it will be the same in the future for this: “remember LOLcats?” Having not been culturally aware for Pet Rocks (I was born in 1975), I can’t say for certain that LOLcats aren’t the same sort of thing, but I think LOLcats might be more akin to Family Circus comics —...
milking got milk →
I worked on the “Milk: Where’s your mustache?” campaign briefly after college, just before it was merged with the “Got Milk?” campaign. It was just as awful as you think.
The South Butt →
Flying in the face of mindless fashion. (Currently being sued by North Face.)
Introducing 1954. →
In 1993, for the end of my senior year in high school and the beginning of my freshman year in college, I kept an open journal in a blank datebook from 1954. I found it in a used bookstore in…
Of all the varieties of irritating comment out there, the absolute most annoying...– And we shall call this “Moff’s Law” | Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture
Lindsay Robertson: The Do's and Don'ts of Online... →
Hits on a lot of things I’ve said for years. PR folks, take note.
Appreciating Donald Murray (a/k/a, “Quit trying to... →
Excellent advice from a seasoned writer.
Remembering Brad L. Graham - Anil Dash →
Far more eloquent than my stream of conscious ramble.
RIP, Brad Graham. →
Brad passed away this past weekend, too young at 41. He is memorialized, among other places, here. If it weren’t 3 in the morning, I’d probably be more eloquent, but I can’t sleep, so I’m just…
2009 in cities. →
Following the lead of Mr. Kottke once again, here is a list of cities, towns and other destinations I spent a significant amount of time in during 2009. By “significant amount of time,” I mean I…