Want To Join My Facebook Group? No? Too Bad!

The other night Carin was annoyed that somebody had, not for the first time, added her to a group on Facebook without any sort of warning or permission. I agreed that this would be irritating and then, quite reasonably I thought, asked if there was some setting that she hadn’t gotten around to changing. “No,” […]

Here’s Something Interesti…Hey, Want An Email? Do ya? Do Ya Huh? I’ll Bet You Want An Email!

Sometimes it doesn’t happen for a while and I forget how much I hate it, but then it happens twice in ten minutes and all of a sudden I want to slap someone…repeatedly…with a shovel. Dear website people: I like newsletters. I subscribe to several of them. But you know what I don’t like? At […]

Dumb People Are Trying To Ruin Deadspin

I know it’s dumb people, because if your grand idea is to buy something that’s both unique and popular and then set about draining it of much of what makes it unique and popular, you are a dumb person. Deadspin works precisely because it doesn’t stick to sports. Don’t get me wrong, it can be […]

Where The Fake Celebrity Ads Come From And How They Work

Perhaps you remember me writing about those damn fake celebrity endorsements that were constantly popping up here and pretty well everywhere else on the internet for a while. If you do, chances are you may be interested in this long article about Ads Inc., one of the companies seemingly responsible for a lot of them. […]