Gawker reports that its source indicates that the alleged video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking crack, that Gawker raised over $200,000 in contributions to buy (minus thousands in fees to PayPal and IndieGoGo) is “gone.” From the report:… Read More ›
Gawker Trying To Raise $200,000 To Buy Video Of Toronto Mayor Smoking Crack… Why Does Your Sandwich-Making How-To Video Only Have 3 Views On YouTube And No Offers To Buy It?
As we wrote yesterday, a report indicated Gawker had been shopped a video of Rob Ford, the Mayor of Toronto, Canada, allegedly smoking crack cocaine. Gawker is currently asking readers to donate money to support buying this video to post… Read More ›
Blast From the Past: Alleged Video Of Toronto Mayor Returns Relevance Of Phrase “Are You On Crack?!”
According to the Huffington Post, reports in the Toronto Star and Gawker indicate that sources at those media outlets have been offered a video of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford allegedly smoking a crack pipe. 3 Worse Things A Toronto Mayor… Read More ›
Today, U.S. President Barack Obama held a press conference, in which a marine held an umbrella over his head. According to CNN, this is rarely done. Presumably because the President of the United States rarely speaks outside in the rain,… Read More ›
Running For Reelection? Have You Considered Running Red Lights (On A Dare With A Reporter In The Car)?
Yahoo reports that Christy Clark, the leader of British Columbia, Canada (officially the “Premier,” which is like the “Governor,” for our American readers) is in some hot water after intentionally running a red light with her kid and a reporter… Read More ›
Now Best Buy Wants Some Employees To Stop Working From Home… So The Geek Squad Will Finally Be Leaving Your Basement!
Just a week after we wrote about Yahoo ending its work-from-home program, CNN reports Best Buy is now ending its work at home-program for employees whose managers don’t want them to work from home. 3 Companies We’d Like To See Allow… Read More ›
GigaOM reports that new Yahoo CEO, Marissa Mayer has made some changes since becoming CEO of the company. Those include: giving employees free food at work; giving them free smartphones; and (gasp) now banning working from home. We hope there… Read More ›
Yahoo reports that consumers are turning to group discount sites like Groupon to purchase Botox injections. One physician quoted warns “buyer beware,” as discount “Botox” used could be over-diluted. 3 Other Things We Would Not Want To Buy On Group Coupon… Read More ›
CNN Opinion Author Says Don’t Name Your Kid “Siri,” Apparently Unaware It Is A Real Scandinavian Name
In a “Special To CNN,” Dean Obeidallah wrote a piece entitled “Don’t Name Your Kid Siri.” The article provided a link to Baby Center.com’s “Hottest Baby Name Trends of 2012.” According to that article: “And parents like the sound of… Read More ›
Engadget reports that Disney (owner of your favorite Marvel superheroes) has acquired Lucasfilm Ltd., including the rights to Star Wars and Indiana Jones. According to the report, Disney plans to release a Star Wars film every two to three years…. Read More ›